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10 DWI arrests at northeast Charlotte checkpoint

By Steve Lyttle
Charlotte Observer


Ten motorists were arrested overnight at a DWI checkpoint in northeast Charlotte, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police.

Sgt. David Sloan said CMPD and officers from the Cornelius, Matthews, Mint Hill and Pineville police departments conducted the checkpoint from 11 p.m. to 3 a.m. in the 300 block of Eastway Drive. That is a short distance south of North Tryon Street.

In addition to the 10 arrests, police said they nabbed 21 people driving without a license and another 10 who were behind the wheel with a revoked license. In all, police said, they issued 62 charges and citations. And three people were arrested on outstanding warrants.

The other citations and charges:

Open container law violation: 4

Drug charges: 2

Under-age alcohol possession: 1

Other citations: 14

Arrest warrants: 3

Read more here: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2012/01/27/2963741/10-dwi-arrests-at-checkpoint.html#storylink=cpy