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State Police Step Up DUI Patrols In Fairfield County Over Holiday Weekend

Connecticut State Police will step up DUI enforcement and patrols over the New Year's weekend
Connecticut State Police will step up DUI enforcement and patrols over the New Year's weekend Photo Credit: Connecticut State Police

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Connecticut State Police will increase patrols and hold checkpoints to deter people from driving drunk and encourage safety over the holiday weekend.

Additional troopers will conduct roving patrols on I-95 and Routes 15, 8, 25 and 7 between the hours of 6 p.m. and 2 a.m. from Friday, Dec. 29 through Monday, Jan. 1.

Troop G - Bridgeport will also conduct a DUI Sobriety Checkpoint on Saturday, Dec. 30 in the area of the I-91 northbound/southbound exit 3 off-ramp in New Haven. The checkpoint will be held from 6 p.m. Saturday to 2 a.m. Sunday in an effort to identify and apprehend intoxicated drivers.

State police are asking residents to combine planning with sensible driving to ensure that everyone has a safe holiday. Obey all traffic laws, plan trips with care, and never consume drugs or alcohol before getting behind the wheel.

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