DPS announces August sobriety checkpoint schedule

PIERRE, S.D. — The South Dakota Department of Public Safety has 16 sobriety checkpoints in 12 different counties planned for the month of August.

The checkpoints are done each month in different counties as a way to discourage drivers from drinking and driving.

August checkpoints are scheduled in the following counties:

  • Charles Mix
  • Codington
  • Davison
  • Hamlin
  • Jackson
  • Lawrence
  • Lincoln
  • Meade
  • Minnehaha
  • Spink
  • Walworth
  • Yankton

The checkpoints are funded by the South Dakota Office of Highway Safety and conducted by the South Dakota Highway Patrol with the help of local law enforcement.

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