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Labor Day weekend checkpoints yield 134 arrests, citations

During the holiday weekend the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office held three checkpoints that resulted in 134 arrests and citations, according to Sgt. April Stanley.

The checkpoints were conducted with the assistance of 16 other departments along U.S. 17; N.C. 179 and Country Club Road in Calabash; and on Hickman Road at the intersection of Ash-Little River Road and Calabash Road, Stanley said.

Listed below are the citations and arrests from the checkpoints:Driving while impaired: 15

Aid and abet driving while impaired: 1

Provisional licensee: 2

Underage possession of alcohol: 4

Driving while license revoked: 13

No operator’s license: 11

Expired registration: 22

Expired inspection: 10

Open container of alcohol in passenger area: 1

Underage consumption of alcohol: 5

Fictitious registration: 1

Possession of marijuana: 9

Possession of drug paraphernalia: 9

No insurance: 3

Revoked registration: 2

Flee to elude arrest: 1

Resist arrest: 1

Fail to stop for blue light and siren: 1

Child restraint: 2

Seatbelt violation: 3

Equipment violation: 8

Helmet violation: 2

Possession of schedule IV (Citalopram): 1