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Sobriety Checkpoints & Roving Patrols in Connecticut During Thanksgiving Holiday

Connecticut State Police will be patrolling state roads and setting up sobriety checkpoints during the holiday weekend.

 

Connecticut State Police plans to supplement their normal routine patrol personnel with additional troopers over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Troopers will patrol all roads and highways across Connecticut and will focus on drunk drivers and target aggressive and unsafe drivers.

In a press release, state police said Thanksgiving eve and day are without any doubt the busiest traffic days of the year. 

Troopers will man sobriety checkpoints and roving DUI patrols will also be set up to target DUI problem areas across the state throughout the entire weekend. Some of the targeted roads include Interstate 95 and Route 15.

Uniformed Troopers will use non-traditional patrol cars to observe traffic and issue tickets to reckless distracted drivers. A reminder to all drivers, that anyone who is consuming alcohol should never get behind the wheel. 

“Your Connecticut State Troopers will work very hard to keep our Connecticut roads and highways safe. Help us reduce accidents, drive with extra caution this Thanksgiving holiday,” said Colonel Danny Stebbins. “As we do our part through enforcement, please do your part by driving safely."

Western Connecticut

  • 11/21/12: Roving Patrols in greater Waterbury area
  • 11/21/12: Roving Patrols on Route 8 in Thomaston/Watertown patrol area
  • 11/21/12: DUI Sobriety Checkpoint at Waterbury Road and Route 262 in Thomaston and the Watertown town line
  • 11/21/12: Roving Patrols on Interstate 95 between New Haven and Stamford and Routes 8 and 25 between Bridgeport, Trumbull and Shelton
  • 11/22/12: Roving Patrols in greater Waterbury area
  • 11/22/12: Roving Patrols on Routes 8 and 4 in towns of Goshen and Torrington
  • 11/23/12: Roving Patrols in greater Waterbury area
  • 11/23/12: Roving Patrols on Routes 8 and 44 in towns of Winsted, Barkhamsted and New Hartford
  • 11/23/12: Roving Patrols on Interstate 95 between New Haven and Stamford and Routes 8 and 25 between Bridgeport, Trumbull and Shelton
  • 11/24/12: Roving Patrols in greater Waterbury area
  • 11/24/12: Roving Patrols on Route 7 and 44 in towns of North Canaan, Falls Village and Norfolk
  • 11/24/12: Roving Patrols on Interstate 95 between New Haven and Stamford and Routes 8 and 25 between Bridgeport, Trumbull and Shelton
  •  11/25/12: Roving Patrols in greater Waterbury area
  • 11/25/12: Roving Patrols on Routes 44, 202 and 219 in towns of Torrington, New Hartford and Barkhamsted

Central Connecticut

  • 11/21/12: Roving Patrols on Routes 2, 9, 72 and Interstates 84, 91, 291 and 384
  • 11/22/12  Roving Patrols on Routes 9, 66 and Interstate 95
  • 11/23/12: Roving Patrols on Route 15 and Interstate 91
  • 11/23/12: Roving Patrols on Routes 2, 9, 72 and Interstates 84, 91, 291 and 384
  • 11/23/12: Roving Patrols on Routes 9, 66 and Interstate 95
  • 11/24/12: Roving Patrols on Routes 9, 66 and Interstate 95
  • 11/24/12: DUI sobriety checkpoint on Route 66 in the vicinity of Jacksonville Road in Middlefield this will be in conjunction with the Breath Alcohol Testing Mobile Unit
  • 11/24/12: Roving Patrols on Routes 2, 9, 72 and Interstates 84, 91, 291 and 384
  • 11/24/12: Roving Patrols on Route 8 and Interstate 91

Eastern Connecticut

  • 11/21/12: Roving patrols, on Routes 32, 44, 74, 83, 190 and Interstate 84 in towns of Stafford, Tolland, Ellington, Mansfield, Willington, Somers, Union, and Ashford
  • 11/21/12: Roving Patrols on Routes 6, 12, 14, 44, 97, 169, 197, 198, Interstate 395 in Killingly, Brooklyn, Thompson, Woodstock, Chaplin, Hampton, Eastford, Sterling, Putnam, and Pomfret
  • 11/21/12: Roving Patrols in Routes 2, 2A,12, 164, 165, 214, and Interstates 95 and 395 in East Lyme, Griswold, Groton, Lisbon, Montville, New London, North Stonington, Norwich, Preston, Stonington, and Waterford
  • 11/21/12: Roving Patrols on Routes 2, 6 and 11 in towns of Salem, Bozrah, Franklin, East Haddam, Colchester, Lebanon, Windham, East Hampton, Marlborough, Hebron, Columbia, Portland, Andover, Bolton
  • 11/22/12: Roving Patrols in Routes 2, 2A,12, 164, 165, 214, and Interstates 95 and 395 in East Lyme, Griswold, Groton, Lisbon, Montville, New London, North Stonington, Norwich, Preston, Stonington, and Waterford
  • 11/23/12: Roving patrols, on Routes 32, 44, 74, 83, 190 and Interstate 84 in towns of Stafford, Tolland, Ellington, Mansfield, Willington, Somers, Union, and Ashford
  • 11/23/12: Roving Patrols on Routes 6, 12, 14, 44, 97, 169, 197, 198, Interstate 395 in Killingly, Brooklyn, Thompson, Woodstock, Chaplin, Hampton, Eastford, Sterling, Putnam, and Pomfret
  • 11/23/12: Roving Patrols in Routes 2, 2A, 12, 164, 165, 214, and Interstates 95 and 395 in East Lyme, Griswold, Groton, Lisbon, Montville, New London, North Stonington, Norwich, Preston, Stonington and Waterford
  • 11/23/12: Roving Patrols on Routes 2, 6 and 11 in towns of Salem, Bozrah, Franklin, East Haddam, Colchester, Lebanon, Windham, East Hampton, Marlborough, Hebron, Columbia, Portland, Andover, Bolton
  • 11/24/12: DUI Sobriety Checkpoint Route 16 and Route 2 in Colchester
  • 11/24/12: Roving Patrols on Routes 6, 12, 14, 44, 97, 169, 197, 198, Interstate 395 in Killingly, Brooklyn, Thompson, Woodstock, Chaplin, Hampton, Eastford, Sterling, Putnam, and Pomfret
  • 11/25/12: Roving Patrols on Routes 6, 12, 14, 44, 97, 169, 197, 198, Interstate 395 in Killingly, Brooklyn, Thompson, Woodstock, Chaplin, Hampton, Eastford, Sterling, Putnam, and Pomfret

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