JOHNSON CITY, TN (WJHL)- Law enforcement in our area are gearing up for what they anticipate will be a busy Super Bowl weekend.
Johnson City Police said they will have DUI checkpoints set up ready to catch anyone who is driving while impaired.
The Tennessee Highway Safety Office provided a grant to fund overtime for Johnson City officers to conduct the DUI enforcement patrols.
According to Johnson City police, the intensified DUI patrols have resulted in a total of 19 arrests during Super Bowl weekends since 2014.
Officials with JCPD are encouraging everyone to designate a sober driver if they plan to consume alcohol this Super Bowl weekend.
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