Press Release

Platte County Sheriff's Office
Mark S. Owen, Sheriff
415 3rd Street Suite 10
Platte City, MO 64079
816-858-2424 (business)
816-858-3053 (fax)

Subject: Sobriety Checkpoint
Date: 2019-05-06
Author: Sergeant Holan
Public Information Officer
Reference Number: 19-016

News Release

Date: May 6, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Sergeant Micah Holan
Public Information Officer
(816) 858-1979

Reference Number: 19-016

Subject: May 2019 DWI Checkpoint Results

The Platte County Sheriff's Office conducted a DWI checkpoint on May 4-5, 2019 at Crystal Pool and Prairie View Road in Platte County. A total of 391 vehicles were checked in the duration of the checkpoint. A total of nineteen arrests were made. Standardized Field Sobriety Tests were give to 12 drivers with 4 breath tests and 3 DWI arrests. Additionally there were 6 (1 felony) drug arrests, 2 fugitive apprehensions, 10 no valid operators license and 5 driving while suspended or revoked. There were also 4 misc. citations, one of which was for failing to have an ignition interlock device.