The Westbrook Police Department announced Monday that it will conduct an operating under the influence checkpoint this week.

Capt. Steven Goldberg said in a news release that the exact date, time and location of the checkpoint will not be made public.

In addition to the checkpoint, officers will be assigned to patrols that are dedicated to pulling over drunken drivers throughout August and September. Goldberg said the local effort is part of the national “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign.

“We want to remind everyone of the dangers of drunk and drugged driving, and urge drivers to drive sober or to have a designated driver,” Goldberg said in a statement.


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