Weekend Sobriety Checkpoint Update
These are the (tentative) statistics from this weekend’s (August 24-25, 2013) Sobriety Checkpoint conducted by the Hays Police Department in the 600 Block of East 13th Street.
According to Lt. Ron Rounkes, “This checkpoint ran from approximately 12:38 AM until 2:38 AM.”
187 drivers were contacted by Officers
10 drivers were given field sobriety tests, including Preliminary Breath tests (PBT)
2 drivers were arrested for DUI
1 passenger was arrested for Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
185 pamphlets were distributed to drivers
The average length of traffic stop per driver was 14.7 seconds.