KPD e-News Release: Kingsport Police to Conduct D.U.I. Checkpoint

Kingsport Police Department

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

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NEWS RELEASE
SUBJECT: Kingsport Police to Conduct D.U.I. Checkpoint
DATE: November 23, 2015
GENERAL NARRATIVE
In the ongoing effort to reduce the problem of driving under the influence and related crashes, the Kingsport Police Department will be conducting a D.U.I. Sobriety Checkpoint during the evening hours of Saturday, November 28, 2015. This Checkpoint will be held at an undisclosed location within the City of Kingsport.

K.P.D. stresses that Tennessee D.U.I. laws apply not just to alcohol, but to any substance that impairs, including illegal drugs, over-the-counter (OTC) medications, as well as prescription drugs, even if they are prescribed by a physician.

RELEASING OFFICER
Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer

Kingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit