State Police sobriety checkpoint scheduled

West Virginia State Police will conduct a sobriety checkpoint Saturday at 6 p.m. through midnight on state Route 92, west of Elkins in the Crystal Springs area of Randolph County.

The focus of this checkpoint is driving under the influence (DUI) enforcement. Other enforcement activities may be conducted with the police focusing on reckless driving, speeding, DUI and seat belt violations.

The West Virginia State Police encourages the public to use the State Police *SP (*77) system to report drunk drivers, reckless driving, stranded motorists and criminal violations. By dialing *SP on a cellular telephone, motorists can contact the nearest state police detachment.

If more information is needed in reference to this checkpoint, call First Sgt. G.L Stalnaker at the Elkins State Police Detachment at 304-637-0200.