Weekend checkpoint takes dozens off the highways

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Submitted: Sun, 11/18/2012 - 6:44pm
Updated: Mon, 11/19/2012 - 12:29am

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A weekend checkpoint pulled more than a dozen unlicensed drivers from the roads.

Officers from UNCW, Wilmington Police, and New Hanover and Brunswick County Sheriff’s offices conducted the checkpoint Friday night in the 3200 block of Randall Parkway.

The following is a complete breakdown of charges and citations issued:

No operators license: 15
Driving while license revoked: 10
Driving while impaired: 8
Drive after consuming an impairing substance under age 21: 2
Possession of marijuana: 6
Stolen firearm recovered: 1
Miscellaneous other charges: 36


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