Four-Hour Late Night Checkpoint Nabs 15
LABELLE, FL. -- Hendry county Sheriff's Deputies made some Saturday night arrests on State road 29 South during a unannounced traffic checkpoint set up just south of the city of LaBelle.
On Saturday night, December 12, 2009 between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m. Sunday morning, December 13, 2009, Hendry County Sheriff Steve Whidden and members of the Hendry County Sheriff's Office conducted a DUI Sobriety Checkpoint near the intersection of State Road 29 and Wilson Road, just south of LaBelle.
During the 4-hour period of the DUI Checkpoint, deputies made 10 arrests of drivers with no valid driver's license, four Driving Under The Influence arrests, and one arrest of an individual with an outstanding warrant.