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Nearly 80 charges filed following police checkpoint

Nearly 30 law enforcement officers from New Hanover and Brunswick Counties, UNCW and the Wilmington Police Department conducted a checkpoint in the 3200 block of Randall Parkway Friday night. Nearly 30 law enforcement officers from New Hanover and Brunswick Counties, UNCW and the Wilmington Police Department conducted a checkpoint in the 3200 block of Randall Parkway Friday night.

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) – Nearly 30 law enforcement officers from New Hanover and Brunswick Counties, UNCW and the Wilmington Police Department conducted a checkpoint in the 3200 block of Randall Parkway Friday night.

As a result of the checkpoint, the following charges were filed, according a police spokesperson:

  • No operator's license - 15
  • Driving while license revoked - 10
  • Driving while impaired - 8
  • Drive after consuming an impairing substance while under age 21 - 2
  • Possess marijuana - 6
  • Stolen firearm recovered - 1
  • Misc. other charges – 36

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