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UPDATE: NOPD to Conduct Traffic Sobriety Checkpoint

by Aaron E. Looney

April 23, 2019

Categories: Announcement

Topics: Announcement, Traffic Alert

UPDATE: NOPD to Conduct Traffic Sobriety Checkpoint

***UPDATE: Due to incoming inclement weather, the previously announced sobriety checkpoint scheduled for tonight has been rescheduled to take place beginning at 9:00 p.m. on Friday, April 26, 2019 and will conclude at 5:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 27, 2019.***

ORIGINAL RELEASE: The NOPD’s Traffic Division will conduct an upcoming sobriety checkpoint at a location within Orleans Parish.

The checkpoint will be in effect beginning at 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 25, 2019 and concluding at 5:00 a.m. on Friday, April 26, 2019.

Motorists who encounter this checkpoint will experience minimal delays and should have the proper documentation available if requested – this includes proof of insurance, driver’s license and vehicle registration.