The Jefferson County Sheriff's Department will use the checkpoints increase opportunities to apprehend intoxicated or impaired drivers who may otherwise escape detection.
Sheriff Oliver “Glenn” Boyer advises in a news release that the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint Nov. 23 in the Fenton area. Sobriety checkpoints increase the opportunity for the apprehension of intoxicated and impaired drivers that would normally escape detection unless they were observed committing a violation or in a traffic crash. Boyer emphasizes to those who attend gatherings, when alcohol is consumed, to be responsible and have a sober driver take them home. For more information, visit www.saveMOlives.com. Editor's note: This information was provided by the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department.