The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, with assistance from other agencies, will be conducting a Sobriety Checkpoint on Labor Day weekend, in the overnight hours of Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018 into Monday, Sept. 3, 2018. The checkpoint will be held in the Lexington Park area. As on all occasions, drive sober or get a ride from a sober driver.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that there were almost 10,500 deaths from alcohol-impaired driving crashes in 2016.