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Kingsport police release results of DUI checkpoint

By Rebecca Pepin, rpepin@wcyb.com
Published On: Mar 04 2013 08:36:14 PM CST
KINGSPORT, Tenn. -

On February 20th, the Kingsport Police Department announced it would be holding a DUI checkpoint on the night of Saturday, March 2nd, 2013.      

Today, Chief Dale Farmer released the results.

Farmer says officers made one DUI arrest and placed 32 other charges.  In total, 193 vehicles were checked.

The Kingsport Police Department says this was an effort to reduce drunk driving and reduce crashes. The check point was held from 11:00 PM to 1:00 AM.