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Posted Tuesday, October 15th, 2019

Morris County authorities will be on the lookout for intoxicated drivers overnight this month in Morris Plains.

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Prosecutor’s Office Acting Chief of Investigations Chris Kimker, and Morris Plains Police Chief Jason Kohn announce the implementation of a joint Driving While Intoxicated checkpoint at a not-to-be-disclosed location in Morris Plains on Saturday, Oct. 26 and Sunday, Oct. 27.Morris Prosecutor: DWI Checkpoints In Morris Plains

Law enforcement personnel from the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office and the Morris Plains Police Department will conduct the checkpoint.

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.

The Prosecutor’s Office has set up sobriety checks in the past two years in Chester, Morris Plains, Mount Olive, Parsippany, Roxbury, and previously in Washington Township.

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

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