Police Department

Checkpoint Results from 09-12-14

News Release


For immediate release:  September 13, 2014


 3 Arrested for DWI during Saturation patrol and Sobriety Checkpoint


The Independence, Missouri Police Traffic Safety Unit conducted a citywide DWI Saturation Patrol and Sobriety Checkpoint along US-24 Hwy just west of Mo-291 Friday night.

The Saturation Patrol began on Friday 09/12/14 at 10:00 p.m. and ended on Saturday 09/13/14 at 3:00 a.m. The checkpoint was operated from 1:00 a.m. to 2:30 a.m.

During the hours of operation, (28) cars were stopped during the Saturation Patrol and (68) cars were checked at the Sobriety Checkpoint resulting in the following arrests and citations:


  • (3) DWI Arrests
  • (3) Felony Arrest
  • (1) Recovered Stolen Auto
  • (2) Warrant Arrests
  • (9) Hazardous Moving Violations
  • (4) No Valid Driver License
  • (9) Other Traffic Violations