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Sobriety Checkpoint in Bowling Green

July 28th, 2018 by WCBC Radio

On Friday, July 27, 2018 the Maryland State Police Cumberland Barrack and the Allegany County Sheriff’s Department conducted a joint operational sobriety checkpoint. The checkpoint was conducted along U.S. Rt. 220 in the area Hickory Avenue and began at 10:28 p.m. Troopers and deputies stopped vehicles entering the checkpoint in both the north and southbound lanes.  The State Highway Administration assisted in the setup and maintenance of traffic control equipment.

 

     During the checkpoint 200 vehicles were stopped entering the checkpoint in both the north and southbound lanes.  One vehicle was directed to the roadside for further testing.  Roving Troopers in the immediate area conducted numerous traffic stops resulting in 2 juveniles being charged with possession of CDS marijuana.

 

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