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DWI checkpoint results in 40 charges, 9 arrests


NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) -- 40 charges, and 9 arrests were made over the weekend at a multi-agency DWI checkpoint.

As an active participant in the NC Governor' Highway Safety Program, The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office S.A.F.E. unit hosted the DWI checking station at US Highway 17 North and the 8700 block of Market Street on Saturday.

Agencies involved include the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office, Wilmington Police, Carolina Beach Police, UNCW Police, and NC Ports Authority Police.


1-Underage Possession Alcohol
1-Provisional Licensee
2-Possession of Marijuana
1- Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
6- Driving During Revocation
2- No Operator’s License/ Other License Violations
1-Resist, Delay, Obstruct
7- Expired Registration Violations
1- Safety Inspection Violations
6-Seatbelt Violation
1-Window Tint Violation
1-Fictitious Info to LEO
1-Child Restraint
1-Warrant Served
1-Failure to Obey Traffic Officer

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