Troop D of the Louisiana State Police have announced an upcoming checkpoint in the parish for the purpose of combating impaired and unsecured driving in our area. Getting impaired drivers off the road protects me and all of us, making sure your seatbelt is buckled protects you.

On Friday, 23 August from about 8 pm until 2 am LSP will set up a checkpoint at a secret location in the parish. If it is your want to have a beer or two and drive you're hereby warned you'd better have a designated driver, anytime you imbibe.

The mission will be to detect and arrest impaired drivers before they can cause injury or death to themselves or others.

If you witness impaired driving please dial *LSP (*577) or 911 and report the unsafe activity immediately.