Friday, May 28, 2010

More driver's license checkpoint results

Kansas City Police conducted another driver's license checkpoint from 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. yesterday at another location known for crashes and drunk driving arrests: 2251 NW Barry Road. They checked nearly twice as many cars as they have during previous checkpoints - 2,095. In about 1 of every 31 cars checked, the driver did not have a valid operator's license with them or at all. The arrests and citations issued are as follows:

DUI: 1

Driving with a revoked license: 10 (two were persistent offenders, including one man who was revoked with the restriction on an ignition interlock system for DUI prevention, which he did not have on his car) 

No license: 56

Warrants: 15

Seat belt citations: 2

No insurance: 1

Open liquor container: 1

More checkpoints are planned throughout the city in coming weeks.

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