FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 19, 2019
Cynthia Cavett, Marketing Specialist II and Public Information Officer (OHS)
Results of July 12th Impaired Driving Checkpoints
Over 60 Law Enforcement Officers operated
July Checkpoint StrikeForce
Dover, DE (July 19, 2019) – Three DUI checkpoints in all three counties were set up on July 12, 2019, from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. as part of our Checkpoint StrikeForce mobilization. The Delaware Office of Highway Safety is pleased to report that the operation was successful.
|Totals for the three checkpoints are listed below:|
|Total cars through checkpoints:||2,536|
|Child restraint arrests:||7|
|Wanted person apprehensions:||8|
|Other traffic arrests:||72|
|Other criminal arrests:||4|
The Office of Highway Safety had the opportunity to monitor operations in Kent and Sussex counties and observe positive officer interaction. “The Office of Highway Safety thanks the Delaware State Police and our local law enforcement partners for assisting during Operation Checkpoint StrikeForce and their unrelenting commitment to improving the safety of Delaware’s roadways,” – Christopher Klein, Acting Director, Delaware Office of Highway Safety.
Frequently asked questions on the consequences of life after a DUI can be found at http://www.arrivealivede.com/Drive-Sober/FAQs. For more information on Delaware DUI fatalities and arrests, visit http://www.arrivealivede.com/DriveSober.
About the Delaware Office of Highway Safety
The Office of Highway Safety (OHS) is committed to improving the safety of Delaware’s motoring public by focusing on behavioral traffic safety issues such as impaired driving, seat belt use, speeding, child passenger safety, pedestrian and bicycle safety, motorcycle safety, and teen driving issues. FAQs can be found at ArriveAliveDE.com.