Highway Patrol Holding Sobriety Checkpoints In 19 Counties

The South Dakota Highway Patrol is holding sobriety checkpoints in 19 counties during October.

The agency says it will set up 23 checkpoints. The Highway Patrol conducts the checkpoints as a way to discourage people from drinking and driving.

Checkpoints are planned during the month for the counties of: Brookings, Brown, Charles Mix, Clay, Codington, Custer, Day, Gregory, Hughes, Lawrence, Lincoln, Minnehaha, Moody, Pennington, Roberts, Spink, Stanley, Tripp and Walworth.