Courtesy Massachusetts State Police

BRISTOL COUNTY, MA.- A Sobriety Checkpoint will be in effect this coming weekend in Bristol County.

Superintendent of the Massachusetts State Police, Colonel Richard McKeon, announced that the checkpoint will be in place from Friday through Saturday. It will be held on a public way within the county and operate at various times.

According to the announcement, which can be found on the official news blog of the Massachusetts State Police,, the checkpoint "will be operated during varied hours, the selection of vehicles will not be arbitrary, safety will be assured, and any inconveniences to motorists will be minimized."

The Sobriety Checkpoint was made possible from a grant provided by the Highway Safety Division of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Security.