Sobriety checkpoint scheduled for Hampden County

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State Police are alerting drivers in western Massachusetts about their plan to set up a sobriety checkpoint this weekend.

State Police Colonel Kerry Gilpin said in a release sent to 22News that it’ll take place somewhere in Hampden County Saturday and will continue into Sunday.  

State police said the purpose of a sobriety checkpoint is to educate drivers and strengthen public awareness to the need of finding and removing drivers who operate under the influence from the roads.

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