Police plan Route 7 DUI checkpoint

The Wilton Police Department will be conducting a DUI checkpoint on Friday, Sept. 6, beginning in the evening and extending into Saturday morning, according to a press release.

The checkpoint will be set up on Danbury Road (Route 7). Signs will alert drivers of the checkpoint. A number of officers will be participating. A grant was received to fund 75% of officer cost related to the checkpoint.

This checkpoint is being conducted in conjunction with the state and national DUI enforcement program in operation over the Labor Day weekend.