Police Department

Sobriety Checkpoint Results

Independence Police

223 N. Memorial Drive

Independence MO 64050

Traffic Safety Unit

Sgt. Jason Petersen

816.325.7292 office


News Release


For immediate release:  March 22, 2015


 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 Jackson Drive south of 39th Street Friday night.


The Saturation Patrol began on Friday 03/20/2015 at 10:00 p.m. and ended on Saturday 10/21/2015 at 3:00 a.m. The checkpoint was operated from 11:45 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.


 During the hours of operation, (16) cars were stopped during the Saturation Patrol and (71) cars were checked at the Sobriety Checkpoint resulting in the following arrests and citations:

  •  (3) DWI Arrests
  • (1) Drug Arrest
  • (32) Miscellaneous violations including Hazardous Moving Violations, other violations and warrants