Alexandria police conducted a roaming DWI enforcement effort to deter and apprehend intoxicated drivers from 8:00 P.M. on Sunday, March 17, to 6:00 A.M. on Monday, March 18. 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, 81 vehicles were stopped and eight arrests were made for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI). In addition, 45 summonses were issued for miscellaneous traffic offenses.
Six Alexandria police officers and one Emergency Communications Technician participated in the mobile enforcement effort.
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