BSO to conduct DUI checkpoints over Halloween weekend

BROWARD COUNTY. Fla. – The Broward Sheriff’s Office is conducting DUI checkpoints throughout Broward County over the weekend preceding Halloween.

Authorities said the operation will occur from 5 p.m. to 5 a.m. from Friday, Oct. 28, to Sunday, Oct. 30.

According to BSO Senior Public Information Officer Carey Codd, the goal of the operation is to catch impaired drivers who pose an immediate danger to the public as well as to cite traffic violators.

Authorities also said officers will be checking to make sure motorists have the proper vehicle documents, including driver’s licenses, registration and insurance.

The location of the checkpoints has not been revealed.

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