Bernalillo County Sheriffs Office DWI checkpoints

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting sobriety checkpoints and DWI directed patrols from now through August 31st. Deputies will be looking for people driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs to reduce the number of impaired driving related crashes and fatalities on our roadways. The Sheriff’s Office strongly believes in the importance of saving lives through proactive strategies and encourages citizens to take an active role in their community and report suspected impaired drivers by calling 911. Deputies reminding the public that if you consume alcohol or drugs, do not drive, and have a plan to get home safe.