LaPorte County DUI Task Force to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoints

The LaPorte County DUI Task Force completed 19 saturation patrols in the month of July.

A total of 194 vehicles were stopped where 84 citations and 183 warnings were issued for various traffic related offenses. Eleven drivers were arrested for driving their vehicles under the influence.

Members of the LaPorte County DUI Task Force will be conducting saturation patrols this month and in September. Taskforce Commander Derek Allen stated that the officers will also conduct a sobriety checkpoint during the upcoming Operation Pullover Blitz #76.

The DUI Taskforce is comprised of officers from the LaPorte and Michigan City police departments and deputies from the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Department.