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Sobriety checkpoint planned for Hammond this weekend

Sobriety checkpoint planned for Hammond this weekend

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In this file photo, police officers participating with the Lake County Traffic Safety Partnership conduct a sobriety checkpoint in 2018. 

HAMMOND — A sobriety checkpoint will be set up in Hammond this weekend, police said.

The checkpoint is part of the Summer Impaired Driving Enforcement Program, which is funded through the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute, said Hammond Lt. Steve Kellogg.

Drivers who are stopped at a checkpoint in Hammond will experience a brief delay if no violations are found. They will be asked to provide their driver's license and vehicle registration.

The location and scheduled time of checkpoints are not disclosed ahead of time. 

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Anna Ortiz is the breaking news/crime reporter for The Times, covering crime, politics, courts and investigative news. She is a graduate of Ball State University with a major in journalism and minor in anthropology. 219-933-4194,

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