May 07, 2011

News Release

For Immediate Release

DWI Checkpoint Yields Eleven Arrests

Last night, members of the SPD conducted a DWI checkpoint located near the 2200 block of east Sunshine. The total number of vehicles passing through the checkpoint were 568. Nineteen standard field sobriety tests (SFST's) were given and 11 DWI arrests were made with 1 warrant arrest. The SPD will be continuing random checkpoints throughout the upcoming summer and fall months and caution drivers to not drink and drive.

Media Contact: Cpl. Matt Brown, phone: 417-864-1786
Release authorized by: Sgt Tom Luellen

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Springfield Police Department

Headquarters: 321 E. Chestnut Expy., Springfield, MO 65802
South District Station: 2620 W. Battlefield Rd., Springfield, MO 65807
417-864-1810 • springfieldmo.gov/spd