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