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DUI Checkpoint Results in Nine Arrests

by on August 27, 2016 4:11 PM

A DUI checkpoint conducted by the Centre County Alcohol Task Force on Friday night resulted in nine arrests of drivers under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

The checkpoint was conducted on the 1500 block of North Atherton Street. Five people also were arrested for underage drinking, and one was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia.

Officers from Ferguson Township, Patton Township, Spring Township, State College, Penn State and the Centre County Sheriff's Office participate in the task force's check points. 

"The Centre County Alcohol task force will continue their efforts throughout the year and remind everyone to drive sober or get pulled over,"  a release from the task force stated.

In addition to checkpoints, the task force also will conduct roving DUI patrols throughout Penn State's fall and spring semesters.

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