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Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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Sobriety Checkpoint

October 16, 2013

(October 16, 2013)- As required by the Louisiana Supreme Court, the New Orleans Police Department is issuing a public advisory regarding a Sobriety Checkpoint.  

Tomorrow night October 17, 2013, the New Orleans Police Department’s Traffic Section will conduct a Sobriety Checkpoint beginning at approximately 7:00 P.M. and concluding at approximately 5:00 A.M. in Orleans Parish.    Motorists will experience minimal delays and should have proper documentation, i.e., proof of insurance, and a valid driver’s license if requested.

Superintendent of Police Ronal Serpas said, “I would like to remind all drivers to always drink responsibly and use a designated driver if you are going to consume alcohol.”

The New Orleans Police Department, under the leadership of Superintendent Ronal W. Serpas, is engaged in a complete transformation in its approach to ensuring that New Orleans is a safer place to live, work and visit. 

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Officer Frank B.Robertson, III

 
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Last updated: 10/16/2013 4:40:08 PM

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