HCPD officials announce safety check points

Horry County, SC - HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - Officers with the Horry County Police Department will be conducting a series of traffic safety checkpoints in September, according to officials.

Sgt. Robert Kegler, spokesman for the Horry County Police Department, said the goal of the checkpoints is to crack down on people driving under the influence. Officers will also be making vehicle and driver's license checks, as well.

The checkpoints will be conducted on different dates and times throughout Horry County.

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