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Eleven charged with DWI at checkpoint

Posted December 13, 2009 2:15 p.m. EST

— Law enforcement officers cited 11 motorists for driving while impaired at a checkpoint at Falls of Neuse and Durant Road in Raleigh Saturday night.

The 11 people charged with DWI included one who was underage, said Phyllis Stephens, a spokeswoman for the Wake County Sheriff's Office.

Agents issued 36 other citations, including 11 for driving with out a license and four for driving with a revoked license, Stephens said. One person was arrested on felony drug charges.

The checkpoint was conducted by the sheriff's office and the Wake County Traffic Safety Force.