Six Arrests In Roadside Sobriety Checkpoints

November 9, 2018 | 1 Comment

[Updated] Road sobriety checkpoints conducted by the Roads Policing Unit from Thursday night [Nov 8] until early Friday morning [Nov 9] ended with three impaired drivers arrested.

A police spokesperson said, “Road sobriety checkpoints conducted by the Roads Policing Unit from Thursday night until early Friday morning ended with three impaired drivers arrested.

“Following initial and secondary field tests indicating impairment, two of the three drivers failed the alco-analyser test at Hamilton Police Station, while the third refused to take it.

“A total of 6 motorists required initial and secondary field tests, with three being cleared after the results of the secondary field test.

“Members of the public are urged not to drive or ride under the influence as road sobriety checkpoints continue tonight [Friday, November 9th], Saturday, November 10th and Sunday November 11th in Hamilton parish, Devonshire, Pembroke and Paget.

“The Bermuda Police Service thanks the motoring public for their patience and cooperation while the road sobriety checkpoints are in operation.”

Update: Saturday, Nov 10th, 2.35pm: A police spokesperson said, “Road sobriety checkpoints conducted Friday night until early Saturday morning ended with 3 impaired drivers arrested.

“Following initial and secondary field tests indicating impairment, two of the three drivers failed the alco-analyser test at Hamilton Police Station, while the third refused to take it.

“A total of 8 motorists required initial and secondary field tests, with 5 being cleared after the results of the secondary field test.

“Members of the public are urged not to drive or ride under the influence as road sobriety checkpoints continue tonight [Saturday, November 10th] and tomorrow night [Sunday November 11th] in Hamilton parish, Devonshire, Pembroke and Paget.

“Feedback from motorists traveling through the road sobriety checkpoints Friday night into Saturday morning was mostly positive and the Bermuda Police Service appreciates the patience and cooperation of the motoring public while the road sobriety checkpoints are in operation.”

Share via email

Read More About

Category: All, Crime, News

Comments (1)

Trackback URL | Comments RSS Feed

  1. cpm says:

    Well done
    Next must be the football game at the main stadium next week
    Cannot wait for Cup match and see what happens

Leave a Reply