Police set motorcycle inspection checkpoint in southern Maine

Posted June 12, 2011, at 9:33 a.m.

AUGUSTA, Maine — Police in southern Maine have organized a checkpoint in Arundel to make sure motorcycles have been inspected and are in compliance with state laws.

The checkpoint is scheduled from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday between Limerick Road and Campground Road in the York County town. Sheriff Maurice Ouellette says the checkpoint is being run by the York County Sheriff’s Office, and the Kennebunk and Kennebunkport police departments.

The checkpoint is the first of three planned this summer. Others will be conducted in Kennebunk and Kennebunkport at times and dates to be announced.