The Commanding officer of Troop E Captain George E. Ridens announces the results of a sobriety checkpoint conducted in Butler County on March, 16 and a DWI saturation conducted throughout the Troop E area on March 17. A total of 207 vehicles were stopped during these four-hour operations. Trooper Clark Parrott tells KZIM-KSIM that while numerous citations and arrests were made, it’s a good thing. Missouri State Highway Patrol made 7 Driving While Intoxicated Arrests, and various summons for : 21 seat belt violations, 4 child restraint violations, and 3 drug arrests, among others.
To report a suspected intoxicated driver you can dial 9-1-1 or *55 on your cell phone.
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