Dozens charged at Charlotte DWI checkpoint

Dozens charged at Charlotte DWI checkpoint

Dozens charged at Charlotte DWI checkpoint

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by WCNC.com Staff

WCNC.com

Posted on November 24, 2013 at 10:52 AM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police say four dozen charges were filed at an overnight checkpoint Saturday and early Sunday morning.

UNCC Police and Pineville Police assisted CMPD with the DWI checkpoint on Runnymede Lane near Michael Baker Place, near Myers Park High School.

Authorities say of the 48 charges filed, a total of 21 were arrested for driving while intoxicated.

Additionally, three were charged with driving while license revoked, eight for driving without a license, two for open container, and another 14 charged with traffic violations such as out of date tags and inspection.

CMPD's BAT mobile was on site for the checkpoint, which ran from 11 p.m. Saturday through 3 Sunday morning.

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