LCPD Plans Sobriety Checkpoints For May

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Las Cruces, N.M. — The LCPD will be conducting at least one sobriety check point and five saturation patrols during the month of May, according to a news release from the LCPD.

Sobriety checkpoints and and saturation patrols are used to reduce and eliminate the number of motorists who drive while intoxicated.

Police also plan additional traffic safety activities in May, including Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement operations throughout the city, the release said.

LCPD encourages those who plan on consuming alcoholic beverages to use a designated driver for their transportation needs.

Anyone in need of a safe ride home between 5:30 p.m. and 3 a.m. Fridays, Saturdays or holidays can take advantage of Project Home, a program sponsored by Doña Ana County and Las Cruces Shuttle and Taxi.

One or two people can receive a $5 taxi ride home from anywhere within Doña Ana County. For up to four people, the fee is $10. Grant funding pays the balance of transportation charges.

For Project Home taxi service, call 575-524-TAXI.

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