Police Department

DWI Saturation Patrol

Independence Police

223 N. Memorial Drive

Independence MO 64050

Traffic Safety Unit

Sgt. Jason Petersen

816.325.7292 office


News Release


For immediate release:  April 27, 2015


 4 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 near Cogan Friday night.

 The Saturation Patrol began on Friday 04/24/2015 at 10:00 p.m. and ended on Saturday 4/25/2015 at 3:00 a.m. The checkpoint was operated from 11:45 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.

 During the hours of operation, (25) cars were stopped during the Saturation Patrol and (162) cars were checked at the Sobriety Checkpoint resulting in the following arrests and citations:


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