Further Police Patrols Deliberate For This Weekend


The Berrien County Sheriff’s Division can be out in power this Fourth of July weekend as a part of a Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over marketing campaign. Undersheriff Chuck Heit tells WSJM Information there can be zero tolerance for many who drive impaired.

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“We can have additional patrols out,” Heit stated. “Clearly, it’s going to be an fascinating Fourth of July with a number of occasions like festivals and fireworks canceled, however we are going to nonetheless have additional patrols on the market. We’re encouraging individuals, in the event that they’re going to drink, to ensure they’ve a chosen driver and to be accountable for a secure Independence Day weekend.”

Heit says should you’re going to be consuming, designate a driver. In line with the U.S. Division of Transportation, drunk driving accounted for 29% of crash deaths in 2018.

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