Charlotte-Mecklenburg police and officers from two other area departments made four DWI arrests overnight at a checkpoint in east Charlotte’s Eastland area.
The checkpoint was conducted from 11 p.m. to 3 a.m. in the 5700 block of Central Avenue, near Reddman Road. Joining CMPD were police from Matthews and Cornelius.
Police Sgt. David Sloan says one vehicle was confiscated as part of a DWI arrest, and there were 73 charges in all.
Here is the breakdown:
DWI -- 4
Driving with license revoked -- 10
No operator’s license -- 36
Open container/alcohol -- 2
No insurance -- 2
Other traffic charges -- 16
Felony drug arrest -- 2
Misdemeanor possession of marijuana -- 1
Vehicle seized for DWI -- 1
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