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Benson Checkpoint Targets Drunken, Aggressive Drivers

Posted July 25, 2003 11:27 a.m. EDT

— The streets of Johnston County could be a little bit safer thanks to a new program.

Deputies set up a checkpoint in Benson that targets drunk and aggressive drivers. So far, they have issued 61 citations for a number of offenses, including DWI, felony drug charges and driving with a revoked license.

Besides checkpoints, deputies will also step up patrols in areas known for drug activity.