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Update: Alexandria Police Saturation DWI Enforcement Results

During a saturation Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) enforcement effort this weekend, Alexandria Police stopped 51 vehicles and made two arrests for DWI. In addition, 25 summonses and 26 warnings were issued for miscellaneous traffic offenses.

Four Alexandria police officers and one sergeant participated in the saturation enforcement effort.

For further details, please call the Public Information Office at 703.746.6600.

Alexandria Police to Conduct Saturation DWI Enforcement

On June 22, Alexandria police will conduct a saturation Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) enforcement effort to deter and apprehend intoxicated drivers. The DWI crackdown will begin at 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 22, and will continue until 6 a.m. on Sunday, June 23. Motorists will be stopped and drivers will be checked to assure that their abilities to drive have not been impaired by alcohol or drugs.

Chief of Police Earl L. Cook reminds drivers that the maximum penalty in Virginia for the first conviction for driving under the influence is 12 months in jail, a $2,500 fine and a 12-month suspension of driving privileges. In addition, there are mandatory jail terms associated with these offenses, depending upon the blood alcohol content of the driver. Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles administrative fees may apply as well.

For further details, please call the Public Information Office at 703.746.6600.

3600 Wheeler Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22304
TDD 703.838.4896

Fax: 703.838.4978

Information Services Section
Fax: 703.746.1936

Chief of Police
Fax: 703.746.1945

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.