A six-department Schuylkill County police sobriety and safety checkpoint was held late Friday into Saturday near the All American Jeep dealership on SR309 north of Tamaqua. Grants are used to pay for county checkpoints. The police departments working the checkpoint were Tamaqua (host), Coaldale, Shenandoah, New Castle Township, Saint Clair, and the Schuylkill County Sheriff's Police Department. Tamaqua Chief Dave Mattson and Alcoholic Enforcement Coordinator John Morgan organized the sobriety checkpoint.
Sobriety checkpoint in Tamaqua
Tuesday, December 8, 2009