Deputies from the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office, along with several from the Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s Office, work together during a sobriety checkpoint held in Arabi.
The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office, along with the Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s Office, conducted a sobriety checkpoint in Arabi on Thursday, Aug. 24.
Sheriff James Pohlmann said officers randomly stopped vehicles to check for impaired drivers, which resulted in 3 narcotics arrests – all for marijuana possession – and another arrest for DWI, driving while intoxicated.
Also, Sheriff Pohlmann said, an individual wanted on warrants out of Jefferson Parish and Gretna for 8 traffic violations was apprehended, and a citation was written for an open container violation.
Capt. Bret Bowen readies equipment prior to the start of a sobriety checkpoint on Aug. 24 in Arabi.
Agent Ryan Lopez of the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division searches a vehicle for possible contraband during a sobriety checkpoint held Aug. 24 in Arabi.
Deputy Skyler Rauch performs a field sobriety test during a checkpoint held in Arabi on Aug. 24.
St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office deputies randomly stop vehicles during a sobriety checkpoint held Aug. 24.