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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Charlotte-Mecklenburg police charged 8 people with DWI at a checking station in northeast Charlotte Thursday night into early Friday morning.

Officers held the checkpoint in the 900 block of Tyvola Road near Old Pineville Road.

Here are the results from the checkpoint:

DWI Charges- 8
DWLR - 10
No Operator's License - 17
Warrants - 3
Open Container of Alcohol - 3
Other traffic charges - 28
Seatbelt violations - 5

Total Charges - 71

This checkpoint was in conjunction with the Booze it and Lose it Independence Day campaign which runs through July 7th.

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