223 N. Memorial Drive
Independence MO 64050
Traffic Safety Unit
Sgt. Steve McVay
For immediate release: June 16, 2014
The Independence Police Traffic Safety Unit conducted a sobriety checkpoint along MO-78 (23rd Street) just west of Lee’s Summit Road also conducting a DWI saturation patrol in that area.
The saturation patrol began on Friday 6/13/14 at 10:00 P.M. and ended on Saturday 6/14/14 at 3:00 A.M. The checkpoint was operated from 1:00 AM to 2:30 AM.
During the hours of operation, (102) cars were checked at the checkpoint and (30) cars were stopped during the saturation patrol with the following arrests and citations:
(2) DWI Arrests
(17) Hazardous Moving Violations
(8) No Valid Driver License
(9) Other Traffic Violations
(5) Warrant Arrests
(1) Other Arrest