Greater than 600 autos had been screened at a Bossier Parish DWI checkpoint this weekend — and only one DWI arrest was made. Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Workplace deputies and Louisiana State Police troopers performed the sobriety enforcement Saturday, Might 29, 2021 within the 6000 block of Freeway 3 in Benton.
The legislation enforcement officers performed 23 Standardized Subject Sobriety Assessments whereas screening 605 autos between the hours of 8 p.m. and midnight.
In addition they issued one visitors quotation for an unrestrained little one who was driving within the entrance seat.
“The arrest quantity was unusually low, however we’re hopeful meaning now we have been profitable in delivering our public message that the Bossier Sheriff’s Workplace has a zero-tolerance coverage relating to impaired driving,” stated an inspired Dep. Ryan Rhodes. “Voluntary compliance with the DWI legal guidelines of this state has been the primary objective of all our impaired driving operations, and I consider voluntary compliance is what we noticed Saturday evening.”
The operation was funded by a Louisiana Freeway Security Fee impaired driving grant. The Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Workplace assisted by offering a Breath Alcohol Testing car so all chemical testing could possibly be accomplished on-site.