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  • Man says police jailed him on checkpoint criticism

    March 22, 2014 5:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A Baton Rouge-area defense attorney known for criticizing the use of sobriety checkpoints was handcuffed and taken to jail early Wednesday after informing his driver that she could refuse a sobriety test, police say. Attorney David Rozas, who is representing fellow lawyer Jarrett Ambeau, tells... more »
  • Lafayette Police to Hold Checkpoint Saturday, January 19, 2013

    January 17, 2013 3:03 PM

    Lafayette police will conduct an OWI checkpoint Saturday night, January 19, 2013 from 9:00 P. M. until 3:00 A. M. Officers will be looking for drivers operating under the influence of alcohol and other dangerous substances. Drivers found under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol will be arrested.
  • DWI checkpoint in Calcasieu Parish

    May 24, 2012 11:42 AM

    In an effort to combat impaired driving in our area, Louisiana State Police Troop D with the assistance of the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office plans to conduct a DWI checkpoint on Thursday, May 24, 2012, from approximately 8:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. at an undisclosed location in Calcasieu Parish. Our... more »
  • Calcasieu Parish Sheriffs Office Checkpoint in Lake Charles

    May 14, 2012 10:50 AM

    On Saturday, May 19, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office will be conducting a seat belt checkpoint at an undisclosed location in the parish. These checkpoints are funded by the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission. "Under Louisiana law, drivers and passengers in a moving vehicle are required to wear their... more »
  • Sobriety Checkpoint Scheduled in Lafayette

    March 15, 2012 9:43 AM

    Lafayette, LA - Saturday, March 17, 2012, from 9:00 pm until 3:00 am, there will be an OWI Checkpoint held by the Lafayette Police Dept., within the city limits. The checkpoint is to target impaired drivers under the influence of alcohol or any other dangerous substance. There will be a... more »
  • OWI Checkpoint Results

    February 17, 2012 10:05 AM

    Lafayette, LA- On Thursday, February 16, 2012, between the hours of 9:00 pm and 3:00 am, the Lafayette Police Department conducted an OWI Checkpoint within the incorporated limits of Lafayette. During the course of the operation 457 vehicles passed through the checkpoint located in the 2100 block of West Congress... more »
  • OWI Checkpoint Results In

    June 19, 2011 3:15 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... more »
  • Checkpoint in St. Landry Parish Tonight

    April 29, 2011 9:43 AM

    As usual we can't tell you exactly where, but we can tell you there will be a checkpoint somewhere in St. Landry Parish tonight starting at 9pm ending at 3am tomorrow morning. Officers say if you plan to drink and drive plan to go to jail. A zero tolerance policy... more »
  • St. Landry Parish Checkpoint Tonight

    April 1, 2011 7:02 AM

    St. Landry Parish law enforcement will join Louisiana State police tonight for a DUI checkpoint somewhere in St. Landry. The check will run from 9:00pm to 3am Saturday. Officers say they are running on a zero tolerance policy.
  • Checkpoint in Lafayette Tonight

    February 25, 2011 5:52 AM

    We can tell you only so much, and no more. We can tell you a traffic checkpoint is set for somewhere in Lafayette Parish tonight from 9 until 3 Saturday morning. Lafayette police will be targeting those driving under the influence.
  • Safety Checkpoint in St. Martin Parish this Morning

    February 22, 2011 6:28 AM

    A heads up for St. Martin Parish drivers. Sheriff's officials will conduct a safety checkpoint from 8:30 this morning until 12:30 this afternoon at Berard Street in Breaux Bridge. The purpose of the checkpoint is to enforce seatbelt usage.
  • Lafayette OWI Checpoint

    January 19, 2011 5:11 PM

    Lafayette Police and Lafayette Sheriff's Deputies will be looking for drunk and drugged drivers Friday night. They'll set up an OWI checkpoint at an undisclosed location in Lafayette starting Friday night at 9:00 and ending Saturday morning at 3:00. Lafayette Police Cpl. Paul Mouton says, "The purpose of... more »
  • OWI Checkpoint set in Lafayette Parish

    December 16, 2010 4:11 PM

    On Saturday, December 18, 2010, between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m., the Lafayette Police Department and the Lafayette Sheriff's Office will be conducting an OWI Checkpoint within the incorporated limits of Lafayette. The purpose of the checkpoint is to target impaired drivers under the influence of alcohol... more »
  • St. Martin OWI Checkpoint Friday

    December 2, 2010 5:15 PM

    Press Release-(St. Martinville, La.)The St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct an OWI Sobriety Checkpoint, Friday, December 3, 2010 in St. Martin Parish. The Checkpoint will begin at 7:00 p.m. and will be manned by the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office, St. Martinville Police Department, Breaux Bridge Police Department, Henderson... more »
  • Checkpoint in Lafayette tonight

    November 19, 2010 9:06 AM

    Lafayette police officers and Sheriff's deputies will run a DWI checkpoint somewhere in the Parish, tonight from 9:00pm - 3:00am. Officers say they will have zero tolerance for anyone driving under the influence.
  • Lafayette Checkpoint Planned for Friday

    November 17, 2010 4:44 PM

    On Friday, November 19, 2010, between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m., the Lafayette Police Department and the Lafayette Sheriff's Office will be conducting an OWI Checkpoint within the incorporated limits of Lafayette. The purpose of the checkpoint is to target impaired drivers under the influence of alcohol... more »
  • Welsh Safety Checkpoint

    November 11, 2010 4:47 PM

    WELSH - This morning, troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop D conducted a safety checkpoint on U.S. Highway 90 near Louisiana Highway 382 about 2 miles east of Welsh. During the checkpoint, troopers cited 28 motorists for not having proof of insurance and seized their license plate. Additionally, 2 motorists... more »
  • Checkpoint Update

    October 30, 2010 10:39 PM

    Lafayette police made several arrests for O.W.I. at a checkpoint on Johnston Street Friday night. In all 906 vehicles passed through the checkpoint, 7 drivers were arrested and charged with O.W.I.
  • Checkpoint in Lafayette tonight

    October 29, 2010 7:23 AM

    You know the drill we can't tell you where but there will be a sobriety checkpoint somewhere in Lafayette Parish Tonight. Drivers traveling through the checkpoint will be screened for alcohol and drugs, and any that are impaired will be taken off the road.
  • Checkpoint in Lafayette tonight

    October 28, 2010 10:19 AM

    Lafayette police department will conduct an impaired driver checkpoint at an undisclosed location within the city tonight between the hours of 9pm and 3am. All drivers traveling through the checkpoint will be screened for alcohol and drug impairment, and any that are impaired will be removed from the roadway.
  • Safety Checkpoint Within Iberia Parish

    October 11, 2010 12:02 PM

    On October 12, 2010, Louisiana State Police Troop I will conduct a safety checkpoint within Iberia Parish. The checkpoint will take place from 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Troopers will be actively looking for vehicles that are not insured. Vehicles without insurance could be towed and the driver issued a... more »
  • Acadia Parish DWI Checkpoint

    September 10, 2010 11:01 AM

    Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon advises that members of the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office DWI Task Force will team up with members of the Rayne Police Department to conduct a check point on Friday, September 10, 2010 from 9:00 p.m. until 3:00 a.m. at an undisclosed location in the parish.... more »
  • Acadia Parish Safety Checkpoint Tomorrow

    August 31, 2010 10:49 AM

    On September 1, 2010, Louisiana State Police Troop I will conduct a safety checkpoint within Acadia Parish. The checkpoint will take place from 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Troopers will be actively looking for vehicles that are not insured. Vehicles without insurance could be towed and the driver issued a... more »
  • Lafayette Sobriety Checkpoint

    August 30, 2010 5:42 PM

    On Friday August 27, 2010 between the hours of 9:00pm and 3:00am, officers with Lafayette Police Department, in conjunction with the Lafayette Sheriff's Department conducted a sobriety checkpoint in the 3900 Blk. W. Congress St. A total of 680 vehicles drove through the checkpoint. Officers tested 8 drivers, of which... more »
  • Franklin Police Department Will Conduct Checkpoint

    August 12, 2010 11:39 AM

    Franklin Police Department will conduct an impaired driver checkpoint at an undisclosed location within the City of Franklin on both Thursday, August 12, 2010, between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 12:00 a.m. and Friday, August 13, 2010, between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 1:00 a.m. All drivers traveling... more »
  • St. Landry Parish Checkpoint

    August 7, 2010 11:14 PM

    Drink and drive and go to jail... that is the message in St. Landry Parish tonight. A checkpoint at an undisclosed location in the parish will be in place until three o'clock Sunday morning. Police will be on the lookout for those driving under the influence.
  • Vermilion Parish Safety Checkpoint

    July 28, 2010 11:22 AM

    On July 29, 2010, Louisiana State Police Troop I will conduct a safety checkpoint within Vermilion Parish. The checkpoint will take place from 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Troopers will be actively looking for vehicles that are not insured. Vehicles without insurance could be towed and the driver issued a... more »
  • "No Refusal Weekend" DWI Checkpoint

    July 1, 2010 5:21 PM

    This 4th of July weekend, Louisiana State Police Troop I will have a "No Refusal Weekend" for persons suspected of driving while intoxicated. The campaign will take place in one of the eight Troop I parishes. Troop I encompasses St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary, Lafayette, Evangeline, Acadia, Vermilion and... more »
  • Acadia Safety Checkpoint on Wednesday From 4:00- 9:00 p.m.

    May 24, 2010 1:19 PM

    Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon wants to remind residents that deputies will conduct a Safety Checkpoint on Wednesday, May 26, 2010 from 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. at an undisclosed location in Acadia Parish. Melancon stated that deputies will be checking for seat belt and child restraint compliance.
  • May 19: St. Mary Parish Safety Checkpoint

    May 18, 2010 12:50 PM

    On May 19, 2010, Louisiana State Police Troop I will conduct a safety checkpoint within St. Mary Parish. The checkpoint will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Troopers will be actively looking for vehicles that are not insured. Vehicles without insurance could be towed and the driver issued... more »
  • Lafayette OWI Checkpoint Tonight

    April 16, 2010 12:46 PM

    On Friday, April 16, 2010, between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m., the Lafayette Police Department and the Lafayette Sheriff's Office will be conducting an OWI Checkpoint within the incorporated limits of Lafayette. The purpose of the checkpoint is to target impaired drivers under the influence of alcohol... more »
  • Safety Checkpoint Planned In Iberia Parish

    March 16, 2010 1:15 PM

    Iberia Parish Safety Checkpoint On March 17, 2010, Louisiana State Police Troop I will conduct a safety checkpoint within Iberia Parish. The checkpoint will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Troopers will be actively looking for vehicles that are not insured. Vehicles without insurance could be towed and... more »
  • St. Landry Parish's DWI Checkpoint

    March 15, 2010 2:10 PM

    Several DWI arrests were made during a checkpoint Saturday on US Highway 190 in Krotz Springs. St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidroz said, “three hundred and fifty (350) vehicles were screened at the checkpoint between 9:00 pm and 2:00 am. Seventeen drivers were given field sobriety tests.” Two... more »
  • St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office Plans Sobriety Checkpoint

    February 26, 2010 6:39 PM

    St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Department will be conducting an Impaired Driver Checkpoint in St. Landry Parish on Saturday, February 27, 2010 between the hours of 9 PM and 2 AM. The Sheriff's Department will be assisted by other agencies at the Checkpoint. The purpose of the checkpoint is... more »
  • Sobriety Checkpoint Scheduled In Lafayette

    February 24, 2010 4:35 PM

    On Friday, February 26, 2010, between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m., the Lafayette Police Department and the Lafayette Sheriff's Office will be conducting an OWI Checkpoint within the incorporated limits of Lafayette. The purpose of the checkpoint is to target impaired drivers under the influence of alcohol... more »
  • Check Point: St. Landry Parish

    February 24, 2010 12:53 PM

    St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Department will be conducting an Impaired Driver Checkpoint in St. Landry Parish on Saturday, February 27, 2010 between the hours of 9 PM and 2 AM. The Sheriff's Department will be assisted by other agencies at the Checkpoint. The purpose of the checkpoint is... more »
  • Acadia Parish Sheriff Announces DWI Checkpoint

    January 26, 2010 12:29 PM

    Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon stated that members of the DWI Task Force will conduct a sobriety checkpoint on Saturday, January 30, 2010 from 10:00 p.m. until 4:00 a.m. at an undisclosed location in the parish.
  • Franklin Police Department Announces Checkpoint

    January 25, 2010 3:00 PM

    Franklin Police Department will conduct an impaired driver checkpoint at an undisclosed location within the City of Franklin on Thursday between 9 p.m. and 1 a.m. All drivers traveling through the checkpoint will be screened for alcohol and drug impairment, and any that are impaired will be removed from... more »
  • Sobriety Checkpoint Planned In Iberia Parish

    December 28, 2009 2:47 PM

    On December 30, 2009, Louisiana State Police - Troop I, will conduct a Sobriety Checkpoint within Iberia Parish. The checkpoint will take place from 9:00 pm to 3:00 am. Troopers will be actively looking for impaired drivers, as well as other violations. During the New Year holiday, troopers recognize... more »
  • Acadia Parish Announces DUI Checkpoint

    December 23, 2009 4:31 PM

    A safety checkpoint for seatbelts and child restraints is planned for Monday afternoon from 4 PM to 8 PM at an undisclosed location. Another checkpoint for impaired drivers Tuesday night from 9 PM until 3 AM Wednesday.
  • Lafayette Police Plan DWI Checkpoint

    December 17, 2009 4:53 PM

    Tonight beginning at 9 PM Lafayette police will conduct a DWI checkpoint. The purpose of the checkpoint is to target impaired drivers under the influence of alcohol or any other dangerous substance. Officers working the checkpoint will respond with zero tolerance to those drivers found to be under the... more »
  • Lafayette Police Announce DUI Checkpoint

    December 15, 2009 3:05 PM

    On Thursday, December 17, 2009, between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m., the Lafayette Police Department and the Lafayette Sheriff's Office will be conducting an OWI Checkpoint within the incorporated limits of Lafayette. The purpose of the checkpoint is to target impaired drivers under the influence of alcohol... more »
  • Rayne Police Announce DUI Checkpoint

    December 15, 2009 9:33 AM

    The Rayne Police Department will be conducting a DWI Checkpoint on Saturday December 19, 2009 within the city limits of Rayne, Louisiana.
  • Lafayette OWI Checkpoint Results

    November 13, 2009 11:38 AM

    Lafayette Police conducted an operation Thursday, November 12, 2009 between the hours of 9pm and 3am, targeting impaired drivers. The checkpoint location was the 3800 Block of West Congress Street. Officers observed 396-vehicles travel through the checkpoint and pulled over 12-drivers for further testing. As a result 2 were charged... more »
  • Lafayette: Sobriety Check Point Scheduled

    November 10, 2009 12:58 PM

    On Thursday, November 12, 2009, between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m., the Lafayette Police Department and the Lafayette Sheriff's Office will be conducting an OWI Checkpoint within the incorporated limits of Lafayette. The purpose of the checkpoint is to target impaired drivers under the influence of alcohol... more »
  • Acadia Parish Safety Checkpoint

    October 27, 2009 9:59 AM

    October 27, 2009 On October 28, 2009, Louisiana State Police - Troop I, will conduct a Safety Checkpoint on LA 35, within Acadia Parish. The checkpoint will take place from 9:00 am to 11:30 am. Troopers will be aggressively looking for vehicles that are not insured and those vehicles... more »
  • Iberia Checkpoint Results

    September 21, 2009 3:11 PM

    Iberia authorities report five arrests in connection with the checkpoint held on Friday night/ Saturday morning (September 18 and 19). Five-hundred-thirty-two cars reached the checkpoint. Out of the twenty DUI tests, two were arrested. Also, there were three narcotics arrests and twenty-eight traffic citations were administered.

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