Media Relaese 18-2011 | University of Missouri Police Department

MEDIA RELEASE -- Sept. 17, 2011

Contact: Captain B. Weimer
Office (573) 882-5923
Cellular (573) 999-1979

Results of DWI Checkpoint on the University of Missouri Campus:

As part of the University Police Department’s efforts to reduce and eliminate drunk driving, the department working with the Boone County Sheriff’s Department and City of Columbia Police Department conducted a DWI Checkpoint from Sept. 15th at 11:00 p.m. to Sept. 16th at 2:30 a.m. This checkpoint was conducted on Kentucky Ave. between Curtis Ave. and Richmond Ave.

During this checkpoint:

  • 251 Vehicles passed through the checkpoint.
  • 2 Arrests were made for Driving While Intoxicated.
  • 3 Arrests for Minor in Possession.
  • 4 Arrests for Possession of Marijuana.
  • 4 Arrests for Drug Paraphernalia.
  • 1 Arrest for False Identification.
  • 1 Arrest for Felony Warrant.
  • 1 Zero Tolerance Violation. 

The University of Missouri Police Department wishes to thank the community for their patience and cooperation during this operation to make our community safer and encourages people who are going to go out and drink alcohol to have a sober individual with them to ensure they get home safely.

MUPD 18-2011