Old Marion Highway safety checkpoint nets 32 charges

File image of a checkpoint

Law enforcement from Florence and Marion counties set up a traffic safety checkpoint on Old Marion Highway Friday night that resulted in 32 charges.

The checkpoint was between Jamestown Road and Deepwoods Road and was up from around 8:30 p.m. until abou 12:30 a.m. Saturday, according to a news release.

The release said that 909 vehicles were stopped at the checkpoint and 32 charges or tickets were issued.

The results of the checkpoint were:

Driving Under the Influence 1

Open Container Violation 3

Possession of Alcohol by Minor 1

Vehicle License Violation 3

Driving Under Suspension 6

Driver's License Violation 8

Child Restraint Violation 3

Operating Uninsured Vehicle 1

Possession of Marijuana 3

Possession of Controlled Substances 2

Other Criminal Violations 1