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: October 26, 2019 DWI Checkpoint Results
Date: 2019-10-28
Author: Sergeant Holan
Public Information Officer
Reference Number: 19-022

Date: October 28, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Sergeant Micah Holan
Public Information Officer
(816) 858-2424

Reference Number: 19-022

Subject: October 26, 2019 DWI Checkpoint Results

The Platte County Sheriffs Office conducted a DWI checkpoint on October 26th, 2019 at MO 45 Highway and NW Klamm Drive in Platte County. A total of 625 vehicles were checked in the duration of the DWI checkpoint, that was operational from 10:12 PM through 3:00 AM. A total of nineteen arrests were made. Standardized Field Sobriety Tests were give to 30 drivers resulting in 9 DWI arrests. Additionally there were 2 (1 felony) drug arrests, 2 fugitive apprehensions, 2 no valid operators license and 4 driving while suspended or revoked. There were also 3 citations issued for misdemeanor traffic offenses.

The Platte County Sheriffs Office would like to thank the drivers that experienced the DWI checkpoint for their patience, as we work together to make our roads safer.