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[ISP] Two Arrested for OWI During Anderson Sobriety Checkpoint
Start Date: 3/15/2014Start Time: 12:00 AM
End Date: 3/15/2014
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Anderson – Last evening between the hours of 10 p.m. and 12 midnight, troopers from the Pendleton Post along with officers from the Anderson Police Department, Alexandria Police Department and the Madison County Sheriff’s Department held a sobriety checkpoint in the city of Anderson at 1406 E. 53rd St.

During the two hour period, officers checked 132 cars and arrested two drivers for Operating While Intoxicated. After the checkpoint officers conducted a saturation patrol in the area looking for intoxicated drivers. The checkpoint and patrol was held in conjunction with Operation Pull Over Blitz #78. The blitz began on Friday, February 28th and runs through Sunday, March 23rd.

From February 28th through March 23rd, 2013, there were a total of 388 crashes on Hoosier roadways where alcohol and/or illegal drugs were considered a contributing circumstance in the crash. Of those, 114 involved personal injury with 158 persons injured and four fatalities.

The Indiana State Police remains committed to reducing the number of impaired driving crashes as well as all crashes. Motorists are encouraged to report suspected impaired drivers by calling 911. Give a vehicle description, location, and direction of travel. Never follow an impaired driver.

Contact Information:
Name: Sgt. John Bowling
Phone: 765-778-2121
Email: jbowling@isp.in.gov
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