The Ellsworth Police Department conducted a sobriety checkpoint on Saturday night, December 29th. They stopped 429 vehicles during the checkpoint.

Photo Ellsworth Police Department
Photo Ellsworth Police Department

Of the 429 vehicles stopped, 1 driver was arrested for Operating Under the Influence. There were no other citations issued.

The Ellsworth Police Department's sobriety checkpoint was  funded by a grant by the Maine Bureau of Highway Safety specifically for OUI enforcement.

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