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BOSSIER PARISH, LA-  Bossier Sheriff's Offices releases Sobriety Checkpoint Results

Bossier Sheriff's deputies conducted a sobriety checkpoint last Saturday night, December 9th, into Sunday morning December 10th,  in the 2300 block of Barksdale Boulevard.


Bossier deputies ended up screening a total of 426 cars resulting in contacts of 672 people.  They administered 23 Standardized Field Sobriety Tests that resulted in five people being arrested for DWI, and 1 more person was arrested for drug offenses.  Deputies ended up with 6 total arrests.

Deputies also issued citations for various violations including:

  • No Drivers License
  • No Child Restraint
  • Open Container
  • Window Tint Violations
  • No Insurance
  • Expired MVI

"Compliance with impaired driving laws is our goal, but unfortunately, not everyone follows those laws," said Sheriff Whittington.


Also assisting the Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office in the Sobriety Checkpoint were troopers from the Louisiana State Police, and the West Monroe Police Department.  The checkpoint was made possible through funding from a Louisiana Highway Safety Commission impaired driving grant of $22,500 that was awarded to the Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office.

Sheriff department officials encourage motorists to report any suspected impaired drivers in Bossier Parish 24 hours a day by calling 911, or 318 965-2203

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