WOODSTOCK, N.H. — For the second time in a month, the U.S. Border Patrol agents have set up checkpoint on Interstate 93 in Woodstock, New Hampshire.
The checkpoint began Tuesday. Police say it is running through Thursday. Woodstock is about 70 miles south of the Canadian border.
Last month, agents arrested 25 people who didn’t have valid immigration status and seized marijuana and other drugs.
Woodstock Police Chief Ryan Oleson tells the Concord Monitor (http://bit.ly/2xwnCFt) the patrol had conducted the checks for decades, but before last month, there had been no checkpoints since 2012, due to budgetary constraints.
Oleson said before 2012, the checkpoints came about once a year.