ALEXANDRIA POLICE DEPARTMENT PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICE 3600 WHEELER AVENUE ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA 22304 703-746-6600
NEWS RELEASE MAY 7, 2012 #12-024 10:00 A.M. DONALDSON
Alexandria Police Roaming DWI Enforcement Results
Alexandria police conducted a roaming DWI enforcement effort to deter and apprehend intoxicated drivers from 8:00 P.M. on Saturday, May 5, to 6:00 A.M. on Sunday, May 6. Vehicles observed committing traffic infractions were stopped and drivers were checked to assure that their abilities to drive had not been impaired by alcohol or drugs.
During the roaming enforcement effort, 101 vehicles were stopped and five arrests were made for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI). In addition, one arrest for possession of marijuana, one arrest for possession of cocaine, one felony warrant arrest and 90 summonses were issued for miscellaneous traffic offenses.
Thirteen Alexandria police officers, one Sheriff’s Deputy and one Emergency Communications Technician participated in the mobile enforcement effort.