KERSEY – The Ridgway-based State Police conducted a roving patrol on state Route 948 on Friday and Saturday in Kersey. Police originally had planned for a sobriety checkpoint but had a change in those plans due to the weather conditions.
According to the report, police stopped 11 vehicles, and the drivers were checked for signs of intoxication. Police said that two drivers were subjected to sobriety testing. Police said that neither driver was deemed above the legal limit of alcohol consumption.
Police also noted that nine written warnings were issued for equipment violations.
Police said these types of checkpoints will continue to be conducted in Elk County and others throughout the Commonwealth. Police said these checkpoints will be done in areas that have high incidents of alcohol-related vehicle accidents and related occurrences.