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ERIC SCOTT RADIO | LAKE CHARLES, LA. — On Friday, May 24, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office conducted a DWI and Seatbelt checkpoint at the 1300 block of Country Club Road in Lake Charles to target individuals driving under the influence of alcohol and/or narcotics and individuals who were not wearing their seatbelts.

One thousand two hundred eighty-five (1285) vehicles were checked; seventeen (17) field sobriety tests were administered; sixty-two (62) citations were issued; and five (5) people were arrested for DWI.

The following citations were issued:

· twelve (12) for no seatbelt

· five (5) for no child restraints

· seventeen (17) for expired motor vehicle inspection sticker

· four (4) for expired license plate

· two (2) for driving under suspension

· two (2) for no motor vehicle inspection sticker

· four (4) for no driver’s license

· two (2) for no insurance

· six (6) for possession of marijuana

· two (2) for possession of methamphetamines

· two (2) for open container

· four (4) for DWI

Participating in this checkpoint were the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office; Louisiana State Police-Troop D; Lake Charles Police Department, and Westlake Police Department.

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