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72 charged with DWI, other offenses at checkpoint

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  • DWI Checkpoint Charges

    DWI charges- 10

    DWLR- 12

    No operator's license- 17

    No insurance- 2

    Open container of alcohol- 3

    Other traffic charges (tags, inspections, etc...)- 24

    Drug charges- 3

    CCW- (gun)- 1

    Warrants- 7 (all on same subject)

    Total charges- 72



Charlotte-Mecklenburg police charged 72 drivers with DWI and other traffic offenses during a Thursday night DWI checkpoint in north Charlotte.

CMPD set up the checkpoint at West W.T. Harris Boulevard near Harris Street from 11 p.m. Thursday to 3 a.m. Friday morning.

Ten people were arrested on DWI charges. Three drivers were charged with drug offenses, while 17 were cited for driving with a revoked license. Other charges ranged from driving without insurance to a concealed weapon offense.

Police had a blood-alcohol testing truk at the checkpoint.

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