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Troop G Missouri State Highway Patrol held DWI saturation sobriety checkpoints in Howell and Texas counties last week, resulting in numerous arrests.
Captain Dwayne F. Isringhausen, commanding officer of Troop G, releases the following information:
A total of 27 arrests and 40 warnings were issued in conjunction with a DWI saturation conducted in Texas County on Dec. 9. The designated highways for this saturation were U.S. Highway 60, U.S. Highway 63, Missouri Business 60, and Route MM.
Totals from this saturation include:
2 DWI arrests;
1 other felony arrest;
9 seat belt summonses;
1 no driver’s license summons;
2 uninsured motorist summonses;
2 other hazardous moving violation summonses;
5 non-moving violation summonses;
4 misdemeanor drug arrests;
1 other misdemeanor arrest.
Howell County Checkpoint
A total of 46 arrests and 54 warnings were issued in conjunction with a sobriety checkpoint conducted in Howell County on Dec. 10, near the intersection of U.S. Highway 160 and Route JJ. Totals from this checkpoint include:
1 felony DWI arrest;
7 speeding summonses;
10 seat belt summonses;
1 child restraint summons;
2 driver’s license summonses;
6 uninsured motorist summonses;
7 misdemeanor drug arrests;
5 misdemeanor warrant arrests;
5 minor-in-possession summonses;
1 other hazardous moving violation summonses;
1 non-moving violation summons.
Captain Isringhausen says, “The motoring public has been very supportive of the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s efforts to make our roads safer through the use of sobriety checkpoints and special enforcement operations. Nobody wants to share the road with a drunk, drugged, or otherwise unsafe driver. Please do your part by driving safely.”