Several arrests made during Drunk Driving-Drugs Checkpoint by Lacey Police
A drunk driving and drugs checkpoint help by Lacey police from Friday 26 July 10 p.m. to Saturday 27 July 3 a.m. resulted in several arrests.
During the five-hour checkpoint, police looked for drivers showing signs of intoxication. The checkpoint was planned along Route 9 South in Forked River according to Police Chief David A. Paprota.
The checkpoint was coordinated by the Lacey Township Police in collaboration with five other law enforcement agencies. According to the chief, the checkpoint was planned in a continued effort toward inter-agency cooperation. The other law enforcement agencies included Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office, Ocean County Sheriff’s Department K‐9, Drug Recognition Experts (DREs) from the Manchester Township and Jackson Township Police Departments. Officers and detectives from these agencies worked with patrol officers and DREs (Drug Recognition Experts) of the Lacey Township Police Department. Federal agents from the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arm of the United States Department of Homeland Security were also part of the team at the checkpoint.
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