Police officers talked to 363 drivers on Route 23 North.
Kinnelon police arrested seven drivers who were stopped in a DWI checkpoint on Route 23 Friday night for either driving while intoxicated, possessing a controlled dangerous substance or possesing drug paraphernalia, according to Lt. John Schwartz. Schwartz said the checkpoint began at 10 p.m. on Route 23 North and included officers from Kinnelon, Butler, Riverdale, Pequannock, Montville, Boonton, Parsippany and the Morris County Park Police, Morris County Prosecutor's Office and Morris County Sheriff's Department. The checkpoint was one of four that was organized by the Morris County Police Chiefs Association. Kinnelon also participated in the "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" program last year. Schwartz said the checkpoint lasted until 3 a…
Morris County Prosecutor's Office says it will be implemented between Friday and Saturday.
- POLICE & FIRE
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
A DWI checkpoint will be implemented in Denville Township between Friday and Saturday, Morris County Prosecutor Robert A. Bianchi said. A grant from the State Division of Highway Traffic Safety Administration is being used to implement multiple checkpoints throughout the county on various dates. One of those checkpoints was held in Roxbury in June. The office received the grant, named “County DWI Enforcement Grant.” It is designed to establish checkpoints in cooperation with the Morris County municipal police departments at various locations throughout the county. “The goal of the grant is to cut down on the number of drunk drivers who utilize our roads as well as to prevent crashes that are the direct result from drinking and driving," …