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:  June 22, 2015

 

 7 Arrested for DWI during Sobriety Checkpoint

 

The Independence, Missouri Police Traffic Safety Unit in conjunction with the Jackson County Traffic Safety Task Force conducted a Sobriety Checkpoint along US MO-291 near Gudgell Friday night.

 

The checkpoint was operated from 11:00 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.

 

During the hours of operation, (757) cars were checked at the Sobriety Checkpoint resulting in the following arrests and citations:

 

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

 

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