WBRSO to conduct DWI checkpoint, saturation patrols

Photo courtesy of the West Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office

The West Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office conducted Louisiana Highway Safety Commission sponsored campaigns,  Saturation Patrols for “Click It or Ticket It” and “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over”  on Sunday, April 14 as part of their patrols through the Easter holiday. 

The checkpoint resulted in the following tickets:

3 speeding

1 improper lane usage

5 driving with suspended license 

15 expired motor vehicle insurance

2 no driver's license on person

5 open containers

2 improper child restraint

11 no seat belt violations

6 expired license plates

1 smoking in vehicle with child 

1 switched license plate

The following summons:

2 Possession of Marijuana 

The following arrest:

1 possession of schedule II (methamphetamine)

Lastly, three intoxication tests were administered as a result of the checkpoint. 

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.