The Gila County DUI Task Force will conduct a DUI enforcement checkpoint or roadblock from about 7:30 p.m. to midnight Saturday, May 28. The location of the detail will be State Route 188 at milepost 251, by Roosevelt Lake.
The Gila County DUI Task Force is comprised of officers from the Arizona Department of Public Safety, Gila County Sheriff's Department, and Globe and Payson Police Departments. The Arizona Department of Transportation and Governor's Office of Highway Safety also assist and support the task force.
The purpose of this checkpoint is to identify and remove intoxicated drivers from the highways. In addition to the checkpoint, roving patrols also will be working throughout the county over the Memorial Day holiday weekend.