Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Hendry DUI Checkpoint Nets 15 Arrests

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.


  1. Anonymous7:33 PM

    Now when is there going to checkpoints coming from the Country clubs, Elks clubs, Eagles clubs. Hmmmmm! Yea just what I thought! DOUBLE STANDARDS - JUST SAY NO TO DRUGS BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE LOCAL SOCIABLE DRINKING INSTITUTIONS.

  2. Double D5:45 PM

    Sounds like you have no life. Most folke have a desire to get out and socialize a bit. My advice to you iss to stay home with your cat and procrastonate!