Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over this Labor Day Weekend

The Labor Day weekend is filled with a variety of different celebrations including the Marshall County Blueberry Festival and the Monterey Days Festival. These types of events may lead to alcohol consumption. If you drink, don’t drive.

Four law enforcement agencies in Marshall County are in the middle of the state’s Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign through the Labor Day holiday. The Marshall County Sheriff’s Department, Bremen Police Department, Plymouth Police Department and Bourbon Police Department have increased sobriety checkpoints, roving patrols and saturation patrols in an effort to take impaired drivers off the roads. Continue reading

Designate a Sober Driver during Fourth of July Celebrations

Some celebrations have extended from the weekend leading up to the Fourth of July on Tuesday and local law enforcement officers encourage safe driving practices.

Officers will be out in full force through the early morning hours on Wednesday, July 5 targeting impaired drivers. Sobriety checkpoints, roving patrols and saturation patrols will be conducted by local law enforcement in order to increase public safety.

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Bourbon Police Issue Traffic Safety Reminder

Drive sober or get pulled overKeep your Independence Day weekend celebration safe by designating a driver. That reminder comes from the Bourbon Police Department in partnership with the Governor’s Council on Impaired & Dangerous Driving and the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute.

Officer Matt Geiger with the Bourbon Police Department says they will be stepping up enforcement over the weekend and will be on the lookout for impaired drivers. Continue reading