Six people were arrested for DWI during a recent saturation patrol by the Independence Police Department

Police conducted the patrol along U.S. 24 beginning on April 15 at 10 p.m. until April 16 at 4 a.m.. The operation was staffed by 16 officers.

Thirty-eight cars were stopped with the following arrests and citations:

DWI: 6 Hazardous moving violations: 20 No valid driver license: 3 Other traffic violations: 18 Warrant arrests: 14


A sobriety checkpoint also was scheduled; however it was canceled due to inclement weather.