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Seven charged with DWI at Cornelius checkpoint

Seven motorists were arrested and charged with driving while impaired at a DWI checkpoint at West Catawba Avenue and Westmoreland Road in Cornelius over the weekend.

Police also issued 24 citations, including 11 for registration violations, three for having no operator’s license, one each for misdemeanor possession of marijuana and having an open container of alcohol and two for possession of drug paraphernalia.

Cornelius police operated the checkpoint from 11 p.m. Saturday to 2:30 a.m. Sunday. Charlotte-Mecklenburg, Huntersville, Davidson, Pineville and UNC Charlotte police assisted.

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