Traffic Enforcement Team announced
Sheriff Bill Blanton announces that the Sheriff's Office has begun a new DUI
and Traffic Enforcement Team to deal with the high DUI rates and DUI related
traffic deaths in Cherokee County.
This two man team made up of prior uniform patrol deputies will work the
rural roads and interstate of Cherokee County.
The Traffic Enforcement Team will work all types of vehicle violations with
an emphasis on DUI enforcement. The Traffic Enforcement Team will also work
with the Selective Traffic Enforcement Team made up of officers from the
South Carolina Highway Patrol, Gaffney Police Department, and Blacksburg
These officers will utilize traffic stops, along with selected sites to hold
DUI checkpoints throughout the county.