Traffic checkpoint leads to 14 arrests on US-17

Horry County, SC - HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - More than 40 citations were issued Sunday night during a traffic safety checkpoint in Horry County.

Agents with the 15th Judicial Circuit Law Enforcement Network conducted the checkpoint on US-17 near the South Carolina and North Carolina state line.

Officials said while 43 total citations were issued, 14 people were arrested on charges ranging from drug possession to driving under the influence.

Other violations noted by law enforcement officials included driving under suspension, illegal alcohol cases and no proof of insurance.

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