For immediate release: Sep 22, 2008
Posted by: [ISP]
Contact: Sergeant Joe Watts, PIO
Phone: 1-812-299-1151 or 1-800-742-0717

Terre Haute Post Conducts DUI Checkpoint


The Indiana State Police Post at Terre Haute conducted a DUI Sobriety Checkpoint Friday, September 19 from 10:00p.m. to 12:00a.m.on US 40 at Schley Place in Vigo County. Troopers checked only the westbound traffic and delays were minimal.


The following totals were compiled:


Number of vehicles through checkpoint                     255

Chemical Tests Administered                                         3

Field Sobriety Tests Administered                                 4

Portable Breath Tests Administered                               4

Driving While Intoxicated Arrests                                 3   

Traffic Citations Issued                                                17

Traffic Warnings Issued                                               11

Number of Troopers utilized                                           8


The Indiana State Police will continue to combat dangerous and impaired driving by utilizing checkpoints and saturation patrols throughout the year. Remember; drive sober and buckle-up.

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