MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Members of the West Virginia State Police are expected to stage a sobriety checkpoint Thursday, beginning at 8 p.m. along Hedgesville Road near Larkspur Lane near Hedgesville, the police agency announced.
The checkpoint is scheduled to continue until 2 a.m., Friday and a secondary location will be on U.S. 11 near the intersection of Evans Run Drive, First Sgt. E.D. Widmeyer said in a news release.
The checkpoint is funded through the Commission on Drunk Driving Prevention and focused on the effects of driving impaired on drugs or alcohol, but drivers will be checked for any traffic infractions as well, according to the news release.