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: July 27, 2015


5 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 MO-12 (Truman Road) near Brookside Friday night.


The Saturation Patrol began on Friday 07/24/2015 at 10:00 p.m. and ended on Saturday 7/25/2015 at 3:00 a.m. The checkpoint was operated from 12:45 a.m. to 2:30 a.m.


During the hours of operation, (32) cars were stopped during the Saturation Patrol and (122) cars were checked at the Sobriety Checkpoint resulting in the following arrests and citations:


  • (5) DWI Arrests
  • (3) Drug Arrest
  • (72) Miscellaneous violations including Felony arrests, Hazardous Moving Violations, other violations and warrants