July 23, 2012
Sobriety Checkpoint - Londonderry
Colonel Robert Quinn, Director of the New Hampshire State Police, and Chief William Hart of the Londonderry Police Department announce that during the weekend of July 27, 2012, State Police Troopers from Troop B in Bedford and officers of the Londonderry Police Department will conduct a Sobriety Checkpoint in Londonderry, New Hampshire.
The checkpoint is authorized by the Rockingham County Superior Court, and will be conducted under guidelines promulgated by the New Hampshire Attorney General’s Office.
The New Hampshire State Police and the Londonderry Police consider the identification and apprehension of impaired drivers and enforcement of the Driving While Intoxicated statutes to be a top priority. Sobriety checkpoints are one of the best methods of deterring the impaired driver.
July 28, 2012 - UPDATE
During the hours of 9:00 p.m., Friday, July 27, 2012 through 3:00 a.m., Saturday, July 28, 2012, New Hampshire State Troopers from Troop B in Bedford and Officers of the Londonderry Police Department conducted a sobriety checkpoint on Route 102 in Londonderry.
A total of 196 vehicles were screened. Along with numerous warnings, troopers and officers issued one summons for Operating After Suspension and arrested two people.
New Hampshire State Police Colonel Robert Quinn and Londonderry Police Chief William Hart and the officers of their departments consider the detection and apprehension of impaired drivers to be a top priority. They will continue to collaborate and utilize sobriety checkpoints and other means to deter, detect and remove impaired drivers from New Hampshire's roadways.