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Sobriety Checkpoint Results

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Four people were arrested and several received citations during a sobriety checkpoint performed by the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office and Louisiana State Police last weekend on Joor Road. The following are results of the checkpoint:

1 person arrested for an outstanding warrant

2 possession of marijuana arrests

1 battery and resisting an officer arrest

4 seatbelt citations

9 child restraint citations

2 insurance citations

3 driving with suspended license citations

6 expired inspection citations

3 improper turn citations

About 600 vehicles total were screened late Saturday night and into the early morning hours on Sunday. The state police would like to remind people to share information and to keep impaired drivers off of the motorways. The number to call is *LSP (or *577) on your cell phone.

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