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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.

 

3600 Wheeler Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22304
703.746.1870
TDD 703.838.4896

Communications
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.