Crime & Courts

CMPD: DWI checkpoint nets 26 total charges

An overnight checkpoint in uptown Charlotte led to eight DWI charges, the arrest of a wanted person and an assortment of other infractions, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said. The checkpoint was held on Seventh Street near McDowell from 11 p.m. Thursday till 3 a.m. Friday and netted 26 total charges, including no licenses, open containers and three suspended licenses. Hilary Trenda