Fairfax County police officers from around the county conducted a sobriety checkpoint to deter and apprehend intoxicated drivers on Saturday, May 24 from midnight until 3 a.m. Sunday. All motorists were stopped and drivers were checked to assure that their abilities to drive had not been impaired by alcohol or drugs.
Approximately 551 motorists were stopped on Arlington Boulevard near the intersection of Patrick Henry Drive. There were three arrests made for DWI. One person was charged with driving on a suspended operators license. Two additional traffic summonses were issued for no operators license.
Eight officers and four auxiliary police officers participated in the checkpoint.