Checkpoint Results in Eight Violations

7 years 11 months 4 weeks ago Saturday, December 18 2010 Dec 18, 2010 Saturday, December 18, 2010 7:52:21 AM CST December 18, 2010 in News
JEFFERSON CITY - The Cole County Sheriff's Department and the Missouri State Highway Patrol gave eight different violations during a checkpoint Friday night at Highway 50 and Big Meadows. Of the 140 cars checked, the first suspect was removed from the line just two minutes after it started. A Missouri Department of Transportation Highway Safety Division grant helped fund the checkpoint.

The eight violations were as follows:
-Two misdemeanor DWIs
-One felony DWI
-One driving while revoked
-One driving while suspended
-One marijuana possession
-One minor in possession of alcohol while driving
-One misdemeanor failure to drive with a DWI vehicle interlock device

Five other drivers were checked for impairment, 10 operators licenses were validated, and one commercial vehicle mechanical violation was corrected.

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