(Karl Merton Ferron, Baltimore Sun / June 6, 2014)

The Laurel Police Department will conduct a sobriety checkpoint in the 100 block of northbound Route 1from Friday, June 6 at 11 p.m. to Saturday, June 7 at 3 a.m.

According to city officials, the periodic sobriety checkpoints are held to raise public awareness and inform citizens about the efforts that are being used to identify and apprehend impaired drivers.

For more information, contact Pfc. Theresa Kelliher of the Laurel Police Department at 301-498-0092.