Halloween Booze It and Lose It!

Halloween Booze It and Lose It

The New Hanover Sheriff’s Office S.A.F.E. unit conducted a DWI checkpoint last night on MLK and Kerr Ave.  The checkpoint was a multi-agency effort which included WPD, CBPD and WBPD.  67 total charges were issued, 16 total arrest and 14 DWI’s.  The Sheriff’s S.A.F.E. unit will continue to crack down on alcohol related incidences with the start of the Governors Highway Safety Program’s Thanksgiving Click It or Ticket!


67 total charges

16 total arrests


14 DWI

1 <21yoa DWI

7 Drug related

4 Open Container

13 seatbelt

9 No Operator License

7 Driving While License Revoked

6 Expired Registration

3 Inspection violations

1 Weapon Violation

1 Tint violation

1 City code violation


Agencies present:

NHSO (host)

Wilmington PD

Carolina Beach PD

Wrightsville Beach PD

NC State Ports Authority PD

Brunswick County SO

Columbus County SO

Whiteville PD


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Sheriff's Office: 3950 Juvenile Center Road • Castle Hayne, NC 28429 • Phone 910-798-4200 • Fax 910-798-4212
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