Charlotte-Mecklenburg police wrote 78 tickets Friday as part of a DWI checkpoint at South Boulevard and Interstate 277.
Police conducted the checkpoint to commemorate the state's 0.08 percent alcohol limit on 08-08-08.
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Open Container Violations: 7.
Driving While License revoked charges: 6.
No operators license: 17.
Other traffic charges: 32.
Criminal charges: 4.