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New Orleans Police To Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint Thursday Night

Janet Wilson

The New Orleans Police Department will conduct a sobriety checkpoint Thursday night, the department announced in a press release.

The checkpoint will be conducted in an undisclosed neighborhood in Orleans Parish, beginning at 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29 and lasting until 5 a.m. Friday morning.

Motorists are advised that they will experience minimal delays, and should have proper documentation on them, including proof of insurance and a driver's license.

"I would like to remind all drivers to always drink responsibly and use a designated driver," NOPD Superintendent Ronal Serpas said in the release.

Jason Saul served as WWNO's Director of Digital Services. In 2017 he took a position at BirdNote, in Seattle.

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