Raleigh police charge dozens during overnight checkpoint
Posted December 21, 2013
Raleigh, N.C. — Raleigh police charged 23 people with driving drunk early Saturday during a three-hour checkpoint in the 4400 block of Capital Boulevard.
Authorities from several local law enforcement agencies seized three vehicles during the checkpoint operation, including the car of a person who fled from police after driving through the checkpoint at about 3 a.m.
Information about the chase wasn't released, but authorities said the person was arrested without incident near Six Forks and Norwood roads.
Five people were cited for drug charges and 12 others were charged for driving with suspended licenses, police said. Eleven people were cited for driving without a license, and eight others were charged with vehicle law violations.
Authorities did not release detailed information about those charged during the checkpoint.