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Morris County Prosecutor’s Office announces upcoming DWI checkpoint in Jefferson Township

JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – Morris County authorities announce the implementation of a joint driving while intoxicated checkpoint in Jefferson Township during the weekend of August 27 – August 29, Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll said.

Law enforcement personnel from the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office and Jefferson Township Police Department will be conducting the checkpoint at a not-to-be-disclosed location.

DWI checkpoints are funded by grants received by the Prosecutor’s Office from the State Division of Highway Traffic Safety to establish checkpoints in cooperation with municipal police departments throughout Morris County, Carroll said.

The Prosecutor’s Office has set up sobriety checks in the past two years in Chester, Jefferson Township, Parsippany, and Morris Plains, Carroll said.

Further DWI checkpoint dates and locations will be announced in the future, Carroll said.

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