Posted: Jul 15, 2013 3:53 PM by KATC(PHOTO COURTESY: MGN ONLINE)
On Friday, July 12, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office conducted a DWI checkpoint at the intersection of N. Thompson Avenue and Highway 90 in Iowa to target individuals driving under the influence of alcohol and/or narcotics.
Two-hundred and twenty-four (224) vehicles were checked; two (2) field sobriety tests were administered; seven (7) citations were issued; and the following two (2) people were arrested for DWI:
Kenneth J. Theriot, 46, 5224 W. Creole Highway, Cameron
Paul Corbello, 63, 280 Community Center, Lacassine
The following citations were issued:
· one (1) for open container in vehicle
· one (1) for no driver's license
· one (1) for no seatbelt
· two (2) for expired motor vehicle inspection
· one (1) for texting while driving
· one (1) for possession of marijuana
Participating in this checkpoint were the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office; Louisiana State Police-Troop D; and Louisiana Highway Safety Commission.