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For Immediate Release
September 2, 2017
For more information contact:
SSGT Jayson Almstrom

Sobriety Checkpoint, Walpole

During the hours of 9:00 p.m. Friday, September 01, 2017 through 3:00 a.m. Saturday, September 02, 2017 New Hampshire State Troopers from Troop C in Keene conducted a sobriety checkpoint on Route 12 in the town of Walpole.

The checkpoint was authorized by an order of the Cheshire County Superior Court and conducted under guidelines promulgated by the New Hampshire Attorney General's Office.

A total of 54 vehicles and operators were screened and 1 arrest was made.

William Anderson age 54 of Goffstown, New Hampshire, Driving While Intoxicated.

The New Hampshire State Police, Colonel Christopher Wagner and the Walpole Police Chief Michael Paquette as well as 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.

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