July 02, 2011

News Release

For Immediate Release

DWI Checkpoint Results

On Friday, July 1st, members of the Springfield Police Department and the Greene County Sheriff's Department conducted a joint DWI Checkpoint at West Bypass and Grand. The Checkpoint resulted in 1,151 vehicles being checked. Two arrests were made for DWI-Alcohol, and one for DWI-Drugs. Four individuals were cited for Driving While License Revoked and four were cited for No Operators License. Enhanced DWI enforcement will continue through the holiday weekend. The Springfield Police Department and the Greene County Sheriff's Department would like to remind drivers not to Drink and Drive. Plan ahead and have a designated driver.

SPD Case Number: 11-27589
Media Contact: Lt. Faye Barksdale, phone: 417-864-1810
Release authorized by: Lt. Faye Barksdale

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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