On Friday, September 13, 2013 from 10pm until Saturday at 2am, the Washington Police Department conducted a Sobriety Checkpoint at the intersection of Highway 47 and Washington Corners. 517 vehicles were checked on southbound Highway 47. Four individuals were taken into custody and the following charges sought:
Fugitive Arrest – 1
Drivers While License Suspended or Revoked – 2
The Washington Police Department appreciates the patience and cooperation of motorists when these necessary checkpoints are conducted. They are a valuable tool to assist in removing impaired motorists from our roadways.