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Clifton Braunwalder Memorial Sobriety Checkpoint
Clifton Braunwalder Memorial Sobriety Checkpoint

A sobriety checkpoint will be dedicated to the memory of Clifton Braunwalder, a 13-year-old Boy Scout killed by an impaired driver four years ago.

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Sobriety checkpoint on Friday August 4th
Sobriety checkpoint on Friday August 4th

A sobriety checkpoint will be conducted this Friday night after dark fall in Murfreesboro.

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Upcoming Sobriety checkpoint near Riverdale High School in Murfreesboro
Upcoming Sobriety checkpoint near Riverdale High School in Murfreesboro

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is planning a sobriety checkpoint in Murfreesboro to kick off the weekend just before the 4th of July.

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Cinco De Mayo Sobriety Checkpoint in Murfreesboro
Cinco De Mayo Sobriety Checkpoint in Murfreesboro

You may want to think twice before drinking and driving on Friday, May 5, 2017...

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Sobriety Checkpoint on Friday night in Murfreesboro
Sobriety Checkpoint on Friday night in Murfreesboro

A sobriety checkpoint will be conducted in Murfreesboro on Friday night.

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Sobriety Checkpoint Friday Night in Murfreesboro
Sobriety Checkpoint Friday Night in Murfreesboro

A sobriety checkpoint will take place this Friday in Murfreesboro...

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Two Police Checkpoints This Week in Murfreesboro Area
Two Police Checkpoints This Week in Murfreesboro Area

Two more checkpoints are nearing this week. The checkpoints will be on Friday, July 22, 2016.

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THP Setting up Checkpoint This Friday
THP Setting up Checkpoint This Friday

The Tennessee Highway Patrol plans to hold a checkpoint this Friday (July 1,2016) in search of drunk drivers...

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Sobriety Checkpoint on Friday in Murfreesboro
Sobriety Checkpoint on Friday in Murfreesboro

The question has come up time and time again as to why the checkpoints are advertised prior to them taking place. Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold says...

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Did you know you can avoid Police Checkpoints in Tennessee?
Did you know you can avoid Police Checkpoints in Tennessee?

Major Egon Grissom with the Sheriff's Patrol Division told WGNS that they have to allow motorist to make a U-turn to avoid a checkpoint if the driver wants to...

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Seat Belt Checkpoint in Murfreesboro This Thursday
Seat Belt Checkpoint in Murfreesboro This Thursday

A Cinco De Mayo safety belt checkpoint has been planned for Murfreesboro this week.

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Sobriety Checkpoint in Murfreesboro on Friday 4/15/16
Sobriety Checkpoint in Murfreesboro on Friday 4/15/16

A Sobriety Checkpoint will be conducted by the Tennessee Highway Patrol on Friday (4/15/16)...

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One DUI Charge After Rutherford County Sheriff's Office DUI Checkpoint
One DUI Charge After Rutherford County Sheriff's Office DUI Checkpoint

One driver was charged with DUI during a sobriety checkpoint Friday held in memory of a Boy Scout killed by a drugged motorist, Rutherford County Sheriff's Office reported Tuesday.

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Sobriety Checkpoint This Friday in Murfreesboro
Sobriety Checkpoint This Friday in Murfreesboro

The Tennessee Highway Patrol will conduct a sobriety checkpoint on Friday (1/22/16) in Murfreesboro.

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Reminder: Sobriety Checkpoint Thursday Night in Murfreesboro
Reminder: Sobriety Checkpoint Thursday Night in Murfreesboro

A sobriety checkpoint will take place in Murfreesboro late Thursday night on New Year's Eve.

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Sobriety Checkpoint Planned for Christiana area
Sobriety Checkpoint Planned for Christiana area

Another sobriety checkpoint has been planned for the Murfreesboro / Christiana area. The checkpoint will be on 231 South...

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Sobriety Checkpoint on Broad Street at State Route 840 Friday night
Sobriety Checkpoint on Broad Street at State Route 840 Friday night

There are currently over 198,000 licensed drivers in Rutherford County and some of those drivers drink and drive when they should be seeking a ride from a friend or a Taxi.

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State Troopers to set up seat belt check point on Cinco de Mayo
State Troopers to set up seat belt check point on Cinco de Mayo

Regardless of the origin, it is a date where historically, increased alcohol sales take place in the U.S. The Distilled Spirits Council reported in 2013 that on-premise Tequila sales more than doubled on Cinco de Mayo.

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Safety Belt and Sobriety Checkpoint This Friday in Murfreesboro
Safety Belt and Sobriety Checkpoint This Friday in Murfreesboro

The Tennessee Highway Patrol plans to conduct a safety belt checkpoint this Friday (April 17, 2015) on Warrior Drive.

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Second sobriety checkpoint announced for same evening in Rutherford County
Second sobriety checkpoint announced for same evening in Rutherford County

Lisa Marchesoni, Public information officer for the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office, confirmed that their office will conduct a sobriety checkpoint at 11:30 p.m. Friday, April 10th.

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Stay buckled in and don't drink and drive Friday the 13th
Stay buckled in and don't drink and drive Friday the 13th

A seat belt check point will take place on Broad Street Friday the 13th in Murfreesboro...

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UPDATE: Sobriety checkpoint planned for New Year's Eve on NW Broad Street
UPDATE: Sobriety checkpoint planned for New Year's Eve on NW Broad Street

Make sure you are armed with a driver's license, registration and insurance New Year's Eve. It would also be a good idea to avoid alcohol...

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Black Friday Sobriety Checkpoints
Black Friday Sobriety Checkpoints

Black Friday will bring more than just good deals for shoppers, it may also bring arrests during a sobriety checkpoint...

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Sobriety Checkpoint in La Vergne Saturday
Sobriety Checkpoint in La Vergne Saturday

Members of the LaVergne Police Department will be conducting Sobriety Checkpoints Saturday. Officers will be working overtime on mobile Alcohol Saturation Patrols

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No Refusal DUI enforcement campaign in Rutherford County and beyond this weekend
No Refusal DUI enforcement campaign in Rutherford County and beyond this weekend

The THP calls their current campaign a 'no refusal" weekend. The "no refusal" campaign means that if a driver is pulled over for suspected drinking and driving they cannot refuse to take a blood test.

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Two sobriety checkpoints and a seat belt checkpoint, oh my!
Two sobriety checkpoints and a seat belt checkpoint, oh my!

A sobriety checkpoint will take place on Broad Street near State Route 840 this Friday night. There will also be a seat belt checkpoint...

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Drivers License checkpoint planned for Murfreesboro / Rockvale area
Drivers License checkpoint planned for Murfreesboro / Rockvale area

A drivers license checkpoint has been planned for Friday, August 15th in Murfreesboro.

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A Sobriety Checkpoint will be held in Murfreesboro on the famous Bonnaroo Weekend...
A Sobriety Checkpoint will be held in Murfreesboro on the famous Bonnaroo Weekend...

A sobriety checkpoint will take place Friday on South Rutherford Boulevard…

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A sobriety checkpoint will take place on Friday - April 25th in Murfreesboro
A sobriety checkpoint will take place on Friday - April 25th in Murfreesboro

Another sobriety checkpoint will take place in Murfreesboro…

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Sobriety Checkpoints Announced for Spring Break
Sobriety Checkpoints Announced for Spring Break

The La Vergne Police Department will be looking for drunk drivers in the city on Saturday, April 5 through alcohol saturation patrols, as well as conducting sobriety checkpoints.

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Rutherford County Sobriety Checkpoint on Saturday - Results Released
Rutherford County Sobriety Checkpoint on Saturday - Results Released

Sheriff’s Deputy Matt King charged suspect Danny Collier, 26, of Johnson Street in Smyrna with DUI, driving on a suspended license, possession of marijuana and felony theft of the vehicle.

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DUI Checkpoints in Rutherford County, Two Planned for Super Bowl Weekend
DUI Checkpoints in Rutherford County, Two Planned for Super Bowl Weekend

Sobriety Checkpoints are being planned for Super Bowl Weekend in Rutherford County. The Tennessee Highway Patrol will have one set up on Saturday, February 1st in Murfreesboro…

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Friday Night Sobriety Checkpoint In Rockvale
There will  be a sobriety checkpoint Friday night from 10:00 to midnight near Rockvale Elementary School on state Route 99 in Rockvale.
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Don't Drink and Drive - THP Out in Full Force with Sobriety Checkpoint in Near Future
Don't Drink and Drive - THP Out in Full Force with Sobriety Checkpoint in Near Future
The day after Thanksgiving will be a big day for State Troopers in Rutherford County (hear the story here)...
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MTSU Sobriety Checkpoint Saturday
The MTSU Police Department will conduct sobriety roadside-safety checkpoints during the early morning hours of Saturday on Alumni Drive at Homecoming Circle on the MTSU campus. 
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Another Sobriety Checkpoint Nearing for Rutherford County Drivers
Another Sobriety Checkpoint Nearing for Rutherford County Drivers

Drivers will be checked for drinking and driving during a Sobriety Checkpoint from 11 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27 to 1 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28 in Walter Hill, a Rutherford County Sheriff’s supervisor said.

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Sobriety Checkpoint Planned for 1 In The Afternoon... In Eagleville, TN
Sobriety Checkpoint Planned for 1 In The Afternoon... In Eagleville, TN
The Tennessee Highway Patrol is planning another sobriety checkpoint. The date has already been set…
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Rescheduled DUI Checkpoint in Rutherford County
Rescheduled DUI Checkpoint in Rutherford County
The checkpoints are part of the continuing effort by the Smyrna Police Department and the Tennessee Highway Patrol to reduce impaired driving on the roads of Rutherford County.
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Labor Day Message: Sobriety Checkpoint on
Labor Day Message: Sobriety Checkpoint on "GO" and Road Construction to be PAUSED...
Sobriety checkpoint is coming up for Rutherford County motorist. Also - Road construction will be paused this weekend...
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Sobriety checkpoints scheduled this weekend
The La Vergne Police Department will conduct Sobriety Checkpoints this weekend, August 2 and 3.
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No Disciplinary Action Taken Against RCSO Deputy Traffic Stop

Disciplinary action is not expected against a Rutherford County deputy whose traffic stop of a driver at a DUI Checkpoint gained national attention on YouTube. Sheriff Robert Arnold says the investigation showed Deputy A.J. Ross did not violate the civil rights of a driver.

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Murfreesboro Video During Sobriety Checkpoint Goes Viral

WGNS was asked in an email if this was the first video this person has made? The answer to that is “No.” In another video, allegedly shot by the same person in Murfreesboro, the person behind the camera does what he called “Reverse Panhandling.” 

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INCREASED DUI Enforcement Starts at 10:30 Wednesday Night in Rutherford County
INCREASED DUI Enforcement Starts at 10:30 Wednesday Night in Rutherford County

10:30 in the evening is when the sobriety checkpoint will start in Murfreesboro on Wednesday night, July 3rd…

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Sobriety Checkpoints in Both LaVergne AND Murfreesboro This Weekend
Sobriety Checkpoints will be conducted during the evening hours on some of La Vergne’s most heavily traveled streets. 
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MTSU Police to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint May 5th
The MTSU Police Department will be conducting sobriety roadside safety checkpoints during the early morning hours of May 5th on Alumni Drive at Homecoming Circle on the MTSU campus.
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Highway Patrol to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint in the Near Future...
As counter intuitive as it may seem, Law enforcement agencies are required to disclose the location of sobriety checkpoints before they occur.
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