Save Money in this Sunday's paper

comments

Charlotte police find more than 100 violations at DWI checkpoint

A total of 109 charges resulted from a Friday night DWI checkpoint Charlotte Mecklenburg police held in east Charlotte.

Officers arrested seven people for drunken driving, and found five open containers of alcohol.

Police held the checkpoint in the 5200 block of N. Sharon Amity Road near Kimmerly Glen Lane between 11 p.m. and 3 a.m.

Other violations discovered from the checkpoint include:

11 driving with license revoked

33 no operator’s license

4 child seat violations

2 possession of marijuana

47 other traffic charges (tags, inspections, etc.)

Ruebens: 704-358-5294; Twitter: @lruebens
Hide Comments

This affects comments on all stories.

Cancel OK

The Charlotte Observer welcomes your comments on news of the day. The more voices engaged in conversation, the better for us all, but do keep it civil. Please refrain from profanity, obscenity, spam, name-calling or attacking others for their views.

Have a news tip? You can send it to a local news editor; email local@charlotteobserver.com to send us your tip - or - consider joining the Public Insight Network and become a source for The Charlotte Observer.

  Read more



Hide Comments

This affects comments on all stories.

Cancel OK

The Charlotte Observer welcomes your comments on news of the day. The more voices engaged in conversation, the better for us all, but do keep it civil. Please refrain from profanity, obscenity, spam, name-calling or attacking others for their views.

Have a news tip? You can send it to a local news editor; email local@charlotteobserver.com to send us your tip - or - consider joining the Public Insight Network and become a source for The Charlotte Observer.

  Read more


Quick Job Search
Salary Databases
Your 2 Cents
Share your opinion with our Partners
Learn More
CharlotteObserver.com