DWI checks in northwest Missouri result in arrests and warnings

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wpid-mshp-logo111.jpgSobriety operations were held over the weekend in Buchanan and Nodaway counties

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, in Buchanan County a DWI saturation was held from 7 p.m. Friday to 3 a.m. Saturday.  Officers made three DWI arrests, one felony warrant arrest, one arrest for minor in possession, and two misdemeanor drug arrests.  They also issued 20 tickets and 64 warnings.

In Nodaway County a checkpoint was held from 10 p.m. Saturday to 2 a.m. Sunday.  As a result, officers made contact with 215 vehicles and issued 34 warnings.

“There is no room for impaired drivers on Missouri roadways.  If you choose to drink and drive, you will lose,” said Captain James McDonald, commanding officer of Troop H. “If your plans include consuming alcohol, have a sober designated driver.”