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Cape Girardeau Co. sobriety checkpoint results

(Source: Raycom Media) (Source: Raycom Media)
POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KFVS) -

Troop E, Poplar Bluff, commanding officer Captain Jeffrey N. Vitale has announced the results of a sobriety checkpoint conducted in Cape Girardeau County on August 20, 2016.

A total of 269 vehicles were stopped during the four-hour operation and members of the Missouri State Highway Patrol made the following enforcement contacts:

  • 5 - Driving While Intoxicated Arrests
  • 4 - Seat Belt Summonses
  • 2 - No Driver's License Summonses
  • 30 - Warnings
  • 1 - Misdemeanor Drug Arrest

The goal of the DWI enforcement projects is to deter impaired driving and make citizens aware that drinking and driving will not be tolerated.

To report a suspected impaired driver dial 911 or *55 on a cellular device.

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