Holiday sobriety checkpoints result in 21 DWI arrests

Holiday DWI checkpoints results in 21 arrests

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The Baton Rouge Police Department arrested 21 people for DWI during the Fourth of July holiday weekend.

Police conducted two DWI checkpoints from Thursday to Sunday.

In addition to the DWI charges, the checkpoints also resulted in 71 traffic citations, five misdemeanor arrests, one felony arrest and one warrant for a blood sample test.

Police checked a total of 274 vehicles.

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