SUNBURY — There will likely be a heavy police presence within the Valley over the July 4 weekend with regulation enforcement maintaining a watchful eye for drunk drivers, a criminal offense which Northumberland County District Legal professional Tony Matulewicz mentioned is “completely avoidable.”
Northumberland County Regional Police Visitors Companies (PTS) Challenge coordinator David Everly, together with Matulewicz, Sheriff Bob Wolfe, Sunbury Police Chief Brad Hare, Patrolman Terry Ketchem, who serves as coordinator for the DUI Enforcement Program and Level Township Patrolman Ok.J. Herring, all gathered collectively this week to supply a warning to the general public that regulation enforcement all through the Valley and state will likely be on the lookout for drunk drivers this vacation weekend.
“This can be a crime that’s so avoidable,” Matulewicz mentioned. “In case you determined to drink, then don’t drive.”
Hare mentioned Sunbury police will likely be looking out and wish everybody to benefit from the vacation however do it responsibly.
“Simply don’t drink and drive,” Hare mentioned. “Name somebody for a journey.”
Matulewicz mentioned regulation enforcement could have DUI checkpoints all through the county this weekend, in addition to officers out doing roving DUI checks.
Everly mentioned the explanation the group gathers is to remind the general public that making the poor resolution to drink and drive could possibly be the worst resolution they ever made.
“We would like folks to know that regulation enforcement will likely be out watching,” he mentioned. “If an individual decides to drink, then simply flip over the keys to a car and get a journey.”