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MEDIA ADVISORY
JUNE 30, 2009 #09-028
2:00 P.M. DONALDSON

Alexandria Police Sobriety Checkpoint Results

Alexandria police conducted a sobriety checkpoint to deter and apprehend intoxicated drivers from 10:00 P.M. on Saturday, June 27, to 4:00 A.M. on Sunday, June 28.  Vehicles were stopped and drivers were checked to assure that their abilities to drive had not been impaired by alcohol or drugs.

Approximately 806 motorists passed through the checkpoint in the West bound lanes of the 5700 block of Duke Street.  Seven arrests were made for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI).  Forty-one summonses were issued for miscellaneous traffic offenses and four criminal arrests were made.

Twelve Alexandria officers, one parking enforcement officer, one emergency communications technician and one deputy with the Alexandria Sheriff’s Office participated in the checkpoint.

For further details, please call the Media Services Unit at 703-838-4636.

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