December 16, 2020  |  12:29 pm

Deputies from the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office will conduct a DWI checkpoint this weekend at an undisclosed location in St. Tammany Parish. The checkpoint is part of the ongoing, proactive “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign, which is targeted at combatting impaired driving during the holiday season. 

The manpower for this initiative is funded by a grant from the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission. 

“We encourage everyone to make wise choices, not just this weekend, but all the time” Sheriff Randy Smith said. “If you choose to consume alcohol, don’t drive. Have a designated driver or call a cab. If all options fail, call us and we will find you a safe ride.”