Monday, March 4, 2013
The motorists were arrested and charged after failing field sobriety tests.
Saturday's sobriety checkpoint in Riverdale Park resulted in 673 checks and three individuals arrested and charged with Driving While Impaired (DWI), according to a statement released by Riverdale Park police. The checkpoint—part of a multi-jurisdictional effort to deter driving while impaired and alcohol related car accidents—was held from 9 p.m to 1 a.m. on Saturday in the 5500 block of Kenilworth Avenue. Of the 673 vehicles that were checked, eight drivers were asked to perform field sobriety tests, said police. Three individuals failed the tests and were arrested and subsequently charged with DWI.
Friday, March 1, 2013
Anyone found to be driving under the influence will be arrested, said police.
If you need an extra incentive not to drink and drive on Saturday night, Riverdale Park police will be manning a sobriety checkpoint somewhere within city limits. The checkpoint is part of a multi-jurisdictional effort taking place throughout Prince George’s County to place a focus on sober driving, according to Riverdale Park police Lt. Andrew Powell. What should drivers expect when they pass through a sobriety checkpoint? According to Maryland law, drivers are required to stop at sobriety checkpoints, but they do not have to roll down their windows or engage with officers, said Powell. However not engaging is not insurance you won’t be subjected to a field sobriety test if officers think you may be under the influence. If alcohol or …
Thursday, June 21, 2012
County police will be looking for impaired drivers this Friday night on University Boulevard.
Motorists traveling through Lewisdale on University Boulevard this Friday night should expect delays as officers from the Prince George's County Police Department's Special Operations Division will be enforcing a sobriety checkpoint. The checkpoint will be located along the 2300 through 2500 blocks of University Boulevard and will run from 9 p.m., June 22, to 3 a.m., June 23.