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Four Arrested at Sobriety Checkpoint in Springfield

Car-Drunk DrivingSPRINGFIELD (WGGB) – Massachusetts State Police were out in force last night – working to keep intoxicated drivers off the roads.

A sobriety checkpoint was set up on West Columbus Avenue in Springfield – just outside the Basketball Hall of Fame.

According to police, a total of 186 vehicles were stopped at the checkpoint. Four people were arrested for operating under the influence.

A saturation patrol set up prior to the checkpoint resulted in three additional arrests, one of which included a drug arrest.


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