Steele Creek Checkpoint Nets 54 Citations

CMPD CheckpointAuthorities from Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department teamed up with officers from Mecklenburg County ABC and UNCC to set up a DWI checkpoint late Friday night.

From 11:00 pm to 3:00 am Saturday morning, officers held the checking station in the Steele Creek Division, on the 9200 block of South Boulevard.

With the mobile breath testing bus on site, officers made 10 DWI arrests. They also handed out two open container charges and six drug charges.

In addition, 20 were cited for driving with no operator’s license, and six were cited for driving while license revoked (DWLR). Six were ticketed for registration or inspection issues, and four other various citations were given. There was a total of 54 charges handed out during the operation.

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