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December 15, 2012
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Holidays bring DUI checkpoints

Douglas County is one of the jurisdictions participating in a multi-agency DUI checkpoint in the weekends before Christmas.

Trooper Chuck Allen said the enforcement is in response to the holiday season and New Year.

"With numerous holiday parties and other work and family-related get-togethers will be celebrated and they often involve the consumption of alcohol," Allen said. "In an effort to identify those impaired drivers who may get behind the wheel after consuming too much alcohol, additional NHP Troopers, as well as a multi-agency DUI checkpoint, are being scheduled this month."

The DUI checkpoint will allow deputies from the Carson, …

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The Record Courier Updated Dec 15, 2012 02:14PM Published Dec 15, 2012 02:13PM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.