Checkpoints result in 23 DWI arrests

Checkpoints result in 23 DWI arrests

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Police said 23 people were arrested on DWI charges after weekend checkpoints in Baton Rouge.

The Baton Rouge Police Department set up checkpoints Friday and Saturday nights.

The Friday night checkpoint was set up on Nicholson Drive. According to BRPD, there were 16 DWI arrests.

The checkpoint on Saturday was on East Boyd Drive at Burbank Drive. Seven others were arrested for DWI.

Police also issued 200 tickets at the checkpoints for other types of violations.

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