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

Kingsport Police Department

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

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NEWS RELEASE
SUBJECT: Kingsport Police to Hold D.U.I. Checkpoint
DATE: December 15, 2014
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 on Friday, December 19, 2014 from 11:00 PM until 1:00 AM. This Checkpoint will be held at an undisclosed location in 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