January 31, 2017
PIERRE, S.D. – Twenty sobriety checkpoints are scheduled to be held during the month of February by the South Dakota Highway Patrol.
A total of 23 checkpoints are planned at various times. The Highway Patrol conducts the checkpoints as a way to discourage people from drinking and then driving.
February checkpoints are planned for the counties of: Brookings, Brown, Butte, Charles Mix, Clark, Day, Edmunds, Fall River, Hughes, Jackson, Jerauld, Lawrence, Lincoln, Lyman, Minnehaha, Moody, Pennington, Roberts, Stanley and Yankton.
The Highway Patrol is part of the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.