Seven arrested during Boone County sobriety checkpoint

Thursday, May 6, 2010 | 9:07 a.m. CDT; updated 10:46 a.m. CDT, Thursday, May 6, 2010

COLUMBIA — The Boone County Sheriff’s Department arrested seven people during a  sobriety checkpoint Thursday morning at the intersection of Brown School and Providence roads.

The checkpoint, which took place between midnight and 2:30 a.m., checked 88 cars and resulted in three arrests for driving while intoxicated.

In addition, there were:

  • Two arrests on suspicion of driving with a suspended or revoked license.
  • One arrest on an adult liquor law violation.
  • One arrest on an outstanding felony warrant.

The Sheriff’s Department conducted the checkpoint with the Boone County Chapter of Mother’s Against Drunk Driving and the Hallsville Police Department.

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