Police Department

Checkpoint Results


Independence Police

223 N. Memorial Drive

Independence MO 64050

Traffic Safety Unit

Sgt. Steve McVay

816.325.7294 office


News Release


For immediate release: October 20, 2014


2 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 Truman Road just west of Brookside Friday night.

 The Saturation Patrol began on Friday 10/17/14 at 10:00 p.m. and ended on Saturday 10/18/14 at 3:00 a.m. The checkpoint was operated from 1:00 a.m. to 2:30 a.m.

 During the hours of operation, (38) cars were stopped during the Saturation Patrol and (68) cars were checked at the Sobriety Checkpoint resulting in the following arrests and citations:


  • (2) DWI Arrests
  • (2) Felony Arrest
  • (1) Drug Arrest
  • (11) Warrant Arrests
  • (22) Hazardous Moving Violations
  • (4) No Valid Driver License
  • (26) Other Traffic Violations