Police patrol

yields arrests

Independence police pulled over 36 vehicles and made nine arrests in a driving-while-intoxicated saturation patrol over the weekend.

Three drivers were arrested on DWI charges during the event in southeast Independence. It was from 10 p.m. Saturday to 3 a.m. Sunday. Police canceled a sobriety checkpoint because of bad weather.

In addition to the DWI arrests, police:

• Arrested four people on outstanding warrants and two on other charges.

• Issued 28 hazardous moving violations and eight other traffic violations.

• Cited two drivers for not having a valid drivers license.

– Staff reports