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:
ThibodauxPolice Department / Public Information Officer