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MEDIA ADVISORY
FEBRUARY 1, 2010 #10-003
4:00 P.M. HILDEBRANDT

Alexandria Police Sobriety Checkpoint Results

Alexandria police conducted a sobriety checkpoint to deter and apprehend intoxicated drivers from 8:30 P.M. on Friday, January 29, to 6:30 A.M. on Saturday, January 30.  Vehicles were stopped and drivers were checked to assure that their abilities to drive had not been impaired by alcohol or drugs.

During the checkpoint, seven arrests were made for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI).  Sixty-four summonses were issued for miscellaneous traffic offenses and thirty-one traffic violation warnings.

Nine Alexandria officers participated in the checkpoint.

For further details, please call the Media Services Unit at 703.838.4636.