Dover – During the most recent Checkpoint Strikeforce DUI checkpoint on Sept. 20th a total of sixteen (16) people were arrested for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) of alcohol and/or drugs at two separate DUI checkpoints in Dover and Newark. Statewide, there have been over 3,000 DUI arrests made in Delaware this year.
In addition to the 16 DUI arrests, officers also apprehended 1 wanted person, made 1 drug arrest, and issued 23 citations for various other traffic violations.
One DUI checkpoint is scheduled to take place this weekend.
Saturday September 28 – New Castle- (DSP & New Castle County DUI Task Force)- checkpoint
Checkpoint Strikeforce is a regional sobriety checkpoint campaign aimed at arresting DUI offenders, by using high visibility enforcement to deter those who would otherwise choose to drink and drive. The campaign, a six month long effort running through New Year’s Eve, involves setting up weekly DUI checkpoints statewide.