Police Department

Sobriety Checkpoint Report

Independence Police
223 N. Memorial Drive
Independence MO 64050
Traffic Safety Unit
Sgt. Steve McVay
816.325.7294 office

News Release

For immediate release: June 16, 2014

                  2 Arrested for DWI during Sobriety Checkpoint and Saturation Patrol

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