Results Released from Recent DUI Task Force Sobriety Checkpoints

 The LaPorte County DUI Task Force conducted three sobriety checkpoints in the evening hours of Aug. 29.

Members from the task force and a Sergeant from the Indiana State Police Lowell District were at three separate locations to help deter impaired driving and remove impaired drivers from roadways.

The results found that of the 210 vehicles stopped during the sobriety checkpoints one person was arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated, three citations were given and 12 warnings were issued.

Saturation/roving patrols were also conducted which resulted in one operating a vehicle while intoxicated arrest, one non-custodial arrest for driving while suspended with a prior violation and one non-custodial arrest for a driver never receiving a license. Forty-one warnings were also issued.