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The Pennsylvania State Police Belle Vernon barracks announced that they will be conducting a DUI checkpoint somewhere in Fayette, Washington, and Westmoreland counties over Labor Day weekend. 

There will be a DUI checkpoint in Fayette, Washington, and Westmoreland counties over the Labor Day weekend | Image byStacey Huggins (licensed underCC BY 2.0

According to the press release, no additional information will be given about the precise location of the checkpoint.

Key information:

  • The Pennsylvania State Police will be operating a DUI checkpoint in the Belle Vernon barrack’s jurisdiction during Labor Day weekend.
  • The Belle Vernon barracks covers Fayette, Washington, and Westmoreland counties
  • The PSP did not offer a specific location or county for the planned checkpoint.
  • At DUI checkpoints, drivers are often cited for motor vehicle violations, vehicle code infractions, drunk driving incidents, and drug possession charges. 
  • Pennsylvania has enhanced punishments for people who have been convicted of more than one DUI

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