Wilton Police To Set Up Sobriety Checkpoint

WILTON, Conn. – In an effort to keep drunken drivers off the roads, the Wilton Police Department will set up a sobriety checkpoint one weekend next month.

The checkpoint will be set up Sept. 8 and extend into the morning of Sept. 9 on Danbury Road, better known as Route 7. Signs will be posted in the area of the checkpoint, and a number of officers will participate, police said.

Wilton police received a grant to cover 75 percent of the cost for the officers at the checkpoint.

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