310 West 2nd Street
P.O. Box 5418
Thibodaux, LA 70302
985-446-7218
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Thibodaux Police Department

1309 Canal Blvd.
P.O. Box 5418
Thibodaux, Louisiana 70302
Emergency: 911
Office: (985) 446-5021
Fax: (985) 446-7214
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NEWS RELEASE

 FORIMMEDIATE RELEASE

DECEMBER17, 2001                                           

RESULTS OF WEEKEND DWI CHECKPOINT

 OnFriday (December 14, 2001) the Thibodaux Police Department along with troopersfrom the Louisiana State Police Troop C conducted a DWI Checkpoint in theThibodaux area (approximately one mile south of LA. 20).

Thecheckpoint began at approximately 10:00p.m. and lasted until 3:00a.m on Saturday( December 15, 2001). This DWI Checkpoint was the first DWI Checkpoint held bythe Thibodaux Police Department and also marks the first time these two agenciescame together for a DWI Checkpoint.

 Asa result of this checkpoint, there were 361 vehicles screened, 20 StandardizedField Sobriety Test administered resulting in 3 breath test being conducted. Allthree breath test administered resulted in levels higher than the State’slegal limit. Those three drivers were arrested and charged with DWI.

 TheThibodaux Police Department is extremely proud to say that throughout thecheckpoint, Officers came across a number of designated drivers. With theappreciated assistance of the Louisiana State Police Troop C the DWI checkpointwas a success.

 Forfurther information, contact:

DetectiveSandra Brooks

ThibodauxPolice Department / Public Information Officer

   

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