MARION COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - Law enforcement agencies in Florence and Marion counties conducted a traffic safety checkpoint Friday night at the intersection of Bluff Road and Old Stage Road in Marion County.
During the Operation, 201 vehicles were encountered and three suspects were arrested, according to Major Michael Nunn with the Florence County Sheriff's Office.
The checkpoint resulted in the following charges:
Child Restraint Violation 1 ABC Violation 1 Driving Under the Influence 2 Open Container Violation 2 Driver's License Violation 3
Driving Under Suspension 2 Vehicle License Violation 2 Possession of Marijuana 3 Fugitive Arrest 1
The focus of the traffic safety checkpoints is the prevention of motor vehicle accidents and the detection and enforcement of motor vehicle violations, including driving under the influence, according to Major Nunn.