223 N. Memorial Drive
Independence MO 64050
Traffic Safety Unit
For immediate release: August 17, 2015
The Independence, Missouri Police Traffic Safety Unit conducted a citywide DWI Saturation Patrol and a Sobriety Checkpoint along US 24 near Vassar Friday night.
The Saturation Patrol began on Friday 08/14/2015 at 9:00 p.m. and ended on Saturday 8/15/2015 at 3:00 a.m. The checkpoint was operated from 12:45 a.m. to 2:30 a.m.
During the hours of operation, (48) cars were stopped during the Saturation Patrol and (146) cars were checked at the Sobriety Checkpoint resulting in the following arrests and citations: