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Posted Monday, November 13th, 2017

Morris County authorities will be on the lookout for intoxicated drivers throughout the month of November in Roxbury Township.

DWI CheckpointMorris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Prosecutor’s Office Chief of Investigations John Speirs, and Roxbury  Police Chief Marc Palanchi today announced the implementation of a joint Driving While Intoxicated checkpoint at a not-to-be-disclosed location in Roxbury during the month of November 2017.

Law enforcement personnel from the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office and the Roxbury Police Department will conduct the checkpoint.Morris Prosecutor: DWI Checkpoint THIS MONTH in Roxbury Township



DWI checkpoints result from grants the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office has received from the State Division of Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The DWI Enforcement Grants are designed to establish checkpoints in cooperation with municipal police departments throughout Morris County.

The Prosecutor’s Office has set up sobriety checks in the past two years  in  Chester, Denville, Jefferson, Mount Olive, Randolph, Roxbury, and Washington Township. Further checkpoint dates and locations will be announced in the future.

Inquiries should be directed to Paul Merkler at [email protected]. or 973-285-6215 or First Assistant Prosecutor Thomas Zelante at (973) 285-6200.