Police Department

Sobriety Checkpoint Results for 07/18/14

News Release


 Six arrested for DWI during Sobriety Checkpoint and Saturation Patrol

The Independence Police Traffic Safety Unit conducted a sobriety checkpoint along US-24 Highway at Allen Road along with a DWI saturation patrol in that same area.

The saturation patrol began on Friday 7/18/14 at 10:00 P.M. and ended on Saturday 7/19/14 at 1:00 A.M. The checkpoint was operated from 1:00 AM to 2:30 AM.

During the hours of operation, 82 cars were checked at the checkpoint and 20 cars were stopped during the saturation patrol with the following arrests and citations:      

        ·        6- DWI Arrests

·        4- Hazardous Moving Violations

·        4- No Valid Driver License

·        9- Other Traffic Violations

·        4- Warrant Arrests

·        3- Other Arrest