Results of Friday Night Checkpoint in Washington

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.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Sophomore Guard Kyra Hardesty. Kyra scored 59 points in a game against Pacific leading the Lady Jays to an 85-80 overtime win over the Lady Indians. She shot 61% from the floor, hit 20-of-33 field goal attempts, seven of 11 beyond the arc and 12-of-15 free throws. For the season, Kyra is averaging 21.4 points, three rebounds, 3.72 assists and 2.24 steals per game.

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SPORTS CORNER

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