DWI Directed Patrol Results in Mount Vernon Police District


Fairfax County Police officers from around the county conducted DWI directed patrols throughout the Mount Vernon District, to deter and apprehend intoxicated drivers on Friday, July 11 from 10 p.m. until 2:30 a.m. Saturday. Motorists stopped for suspicion of driving while intoxicated were checked to assure that their abilities to drive had not been impaired by alcohol or drugs. Approximately 20 motorists were stopped. One arrest was made for DWI. Three criminal arrests were made and ten summonses were issued for miscellaneous traffic offenses.

Eight officers and one auxiliary police officer participated in the operation.