The Sheriff's Office has announced that, due to forecasts for inclement weather and potentially hazardous driving conditions, the sobriety checkpoint scheduled for tomorrow evening has been cancelled.
On Feb. 22 law enforcement officers from the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office, Maryland State Police, Westminster Police Department, Sykesville Police Department, Taneytown Police Department and Hampstead Police Department will join together in conducting a sobriety checkpoint, according to a sheriff's department news release.
The checkpoint, which is designed to reduce the number of impaired and intoxicated drivers on Carroll County roadways, will occur in the north bound lane on the 2200 Block of Hanover Pike in Hampstead.
With a Grant funded through Checkpoint Strike Force, the checkpoint will be well marked and operated by uniformed law enforcement personnel. A briefing will be held at the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office Northern Satellite Office in Hampstead at 10 p.m. on Feb. 22 with the checkpoint following immediately.
If you have any questions, please contact Lieutenant Pat Fisher of the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office at 410-386-2900.