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Florence County traffic checkpoint ends with 45 citations, one arrest

August 19, 2018

FLORENCE, S.C. -- An Aug. 10 traffic safety checkpoint conducted by law enforcement agencies from the 12th Law Enforcement Network encountered 712 vehicles, made one arrest and issued 45 notices of violation.

The 12th Circuit Law Enforcement Network is comprised of all of the law enforcement agencies in Florence and Marion Counties, the Twelfth Circuit Solicitor’s Office, the South Carolina Highway Patrol and State Constables, accordging to a release issued by the Florence County Sheriff’s Office which operates as the lead agency for the network.

“The focus of the traffic safety checkpoints is the detection of impaired drivers and the prevention of alcohol related motor vehicle accidents,” according to the release.

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