Police Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint
-For Immediate Release-
On August 17, 2017 at 10 pm, a sobriety checkpoint was conducted through a cooperative effort between the Maryland State Police Berlin Barrack, Worcester County Sheriff’s Office, Ocean City Police Department and the Berlin Police Department.
The “Checkpoint Strike force” sobriety checkpoint was conducted on W/B RT 50 at Hall Road, Worcester County, Maryland. The operation began on the above date and time. During the operation 565 vehicles were checked. Five vehicles were pulled to the side for suspected driving under the influence. One driver was arrested for DUI. The checkpoint was manned by Five Maryland State Troopers as well as two Worcester County Sheriff Deputies, two Berlin City Officers and one Ocean City Police Officer. Additionally, a saturation patrol utilizing 4 Maryland State Troopers and two sheriff’s deputy was conducted from 1AM to 3AM. This effort resulted in Two DUI arrests and Two arrested for possession of Heroin.
“YOU DRINK AND DRIVE, YOU LOSE”