For immediate release: September 13, 2014
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: