Keeping our street and highways safe to travel on is the first priority for all of our local law enforcement agencies. So with that being said, the Louisiana State Police will conduct a DWI and seat belt checkpoint this Friday night November 13th somewhere in the parish.
According to the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Kim Myers, CPSO will participate in the national crackdown on drunk driving. A grant from the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission makes it all possible.
Mardi Gras is always a fun time in Southwest Louisiana. Make sure you do it safely by designating a driver in advance. The LCPD and LSP will not need your permission to run a toxicology report during Mardi Gras.
Mardi Gras weekend is on it's way next weekend and with that being said, you can expect an increase in police presence on the roads in an ongoing effort to keep our streets safe and to prevent drunk drivers on the roads.