Local law enforcement will be looking for impaired drivers
A sobriety checkpoint will be held in Washington Court House, Friday, August 17th. Sheriff Vernon Stanforth says it'll take place on West Court Street at the intersection of Circle Avenue, and it will run from 9pm to 2am on Saturday.
Washington CH Municipal Court records indicate that a total of 686 drivers have been arrested in Fayette County for alcohol-related offenses during the past four years. Of those arrests, 389 were apprehended for alcohol-related offenses within the city and 44 of them on Court Street.