Alexandria police conducted a roaming DWI enforcement effort to deter and apprehend intoxicated drivers from 8:00 P.M. on Saturday, December 29, to 6:00 A.M. on Sunday, December 30. Vehicles observed committing traffic infractions were stopped and drivers were checked to assure that their abilities to drive had not been impaired by alcohol or drugs.
During the roaming enforcement effort, 45 vehicles were stopped and two arrests were made for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI). Two arrests were made for possession of marijuana. One arrest was made for an open container of alcohol. In addition, 50 summonses were issued for miscellaneous traffic offenses.
Six Alexandria police officers and one Emergency Communications Technician participated in the mobile enforcement effort.
For further details, please call the Public Information Office at 703.746.6600.