Sheriff’s Office To Conduct DUI Checkpoint on Aug. 27Aug 12th, 2011 | By Submitted | Category: Front Page
Madison County Sheriff Ben Stewart reports that on Saturday the 27th day of August 2011 beginning at 7:30 PM and ending at 2:00 AM, the Madison County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting a DUI / Safety and Patrol Saturation check point in Madison County. This Zero Tolerance DUI Safety Check Point will be located in the city of Greenville at US Highway 90 and Haffye Street. The Sheriff’s Office will be joined by the City of Madison Police Department, the Florida Department of Transportation as well as Neighboring Sheriff’s Offices.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports annual statistics that indicate a continued involvement of motorist driving under the influence and multiple safety violations. It is the goal of the Madison County Sheriff’s Office to discourage motorist from driving under the influence and ensure they are keeping their vehicles in safe working order. This will further promote a safer environment for all motorists traveling the highways in Madison County. Violators identified at the check point and during the Patrol Saturation will be dealt with according to Florida Law.