Police report nine arrests due to Road Sobriety Checks on Friday night and the weekend’s not over yet.

A police spokesman said: “Police are reminding the public not to drink and drive. If you must drink always have a designated driver.

“Last night as a result of the Road Sobriety Checkpoints 9 people were arrested. As per public notification the police will continue the checkpoints tonight.”

He also noted that police will be conducting roadside sobriety checks throughout the weekend.

“The checkpoints will be in effect in Devonshire and Paget parishes on Friday, October 5th, Saturday, October 6th and Sunday, October 7th.

“This follows the inaugural deployment of road sobriety checkpoints, which took place September 21st, 22nd and 23rd – also in Devonshire and Paget.”