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MEDIA ADVISORY
AUGUST 2, 2010 #10-034
10:00 A.M. DONALDSON

Alexandria Police Roaming DWI Enforcement Results

Alexandria police conducted a roaming DWI enforcement effort to deter and apprehend intoxicated drivers from 10:00 P.M. on Friday, July 30, to 6:00 A.M. on Saturday, July 31.  Vehicles observed committing traffic infractions were stopped and drivers were checked to assure that their abilities to drive had not been impaired by alcohol or drugs.

During the roaming enforcement effort, thirty vehicles were stopped and one arrest was made for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI).  Twenty-three summonses were issued for miscellaneous traffic offenses and eight traffic violation warnings were given.

Seven Alexandria officers and one Alexandria Sheriff’s deputy participated in the mobile enforcement effort.

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