DWI checkpoint results in 40 charges, 9 arrests
NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — 40 charges, and 9 arrests were made over the weekend at a multi-agency DWI checkpoint.
As an active participant in the NC Governor’ Highway Safety Program, The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office S.A.F.E. unit hosted the DWI checking station at US Highway 17 North and the 8700 block of Market Street on Saturday.
Agencies involved include the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office, Wilmington Police, Carolina Beach Police, UNCW Police, and NC Ports Authority Police.
1-Underage Possession Alcohol
2-Possession of Marijuana
1- Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
6- Driving During Revocation
2- No Operator’s License/ Other License Violations
1-Resist, Delay, Obstruct
7- Expired Registration Violations
1- Safety Inspection Violations
1-Window Tint Violation
1-Fictitious Info to LEO
1-Failure to Obey Traffic Officer
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