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8 motorists arrested on DWI charges at Charlotte police checkpoint

A police checkpoint in east Charlotte resulted in eight motorists being arrested on DWI charges overnight.

The checkpoint was conducted from 11 p.m. Friday until 3 a.m. Saturday at the 5200 block of North Sharon Amity Road.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police report these arrests and citations: DWI: eight; driving while license revoked: 18; no operator’s license, 38; tag/inspection/other violations: 28; drug charges: five; other criminal charges: five; open container citation: one; warrant: one.

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