The Front Royal Police Department announces increased patrols this weekend

From a release:

The Front Royal Police Department wishes to announce that beginning on Friday January 16th, there will be extra
officers patrolling the streets to locate impaired drivers for the weekend. This will be a part of the CHECKPOINT STRIKEFORCE: OVER THE LIMIT, UNDER ARREST program thru DMV. Lieutenant Clint Keller states “Our department is dedicated to getting the impaired driver off the road. We have adopted the motto NO EXCUSES. NO EXCEPTIONS. If you are caught driving impaired, you will be arrested.” Driving Under the Influence is a Class 1 Misdemeanor and carries a maximum fine of $2500 dollars along with 12 months in jail, along with license suspension.

Motorists are cautioned that they may encounter a police officer on a traffic stop with their emergency lights flashing. A driver should slow down and move over if it can be done safely.

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