Posted: Jun 19, 2011 2:15 PM by Chris Welty
Updated: Jun 19, 2011 2:16 PM
The results are in from Saturday night's OWI checkpoint in Lafayette.
The Lafayette Police and Sheriff's Departments conducted a sobriety checkpoint in the 2700 Block of Louisiana Avenue. 274 cars passed through the checkpoint, of those vehicles seven were pulled over for additional testing, and three citations were issued for various violations.
The purpose of the checkpoint is to target impaired drivers under the influence of alcohol or any other dangerous substance. Officers working the checkpoint respond with zero tolerance to those drivers found to be under the influence.