West Monroe police release August checkpoint times

Officers will check for drivers driving under the influence as well as proper seatbelt and child safety seat use. (Source: MGN)

WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE) - West Monroe police say they are conducting two sobriety and occupant protection checkpoints in August.

Officers will check for drivers driving under the influence as well as proper seatbelt and child safety seat use.

The checkpoints will be conducted at the following times:

o Friday, August 16, 2019 - 6:30 pm to 1:00 am
o Friday, August 23, 2019 - 6:30 pm to 1:00 am

"Checkpoints are conducted within the city limits of West Monroe, Louisiana and are designed to minimize the inconvenience of the public while increasing awareness about the importance of and enforcement efforts relating to occupant protection laws and sober driving."