629 people detained, traffic stalled at a cost of several thousand dollars and for what?
Fairfax sobriety checkpoint nets violations
Fairfax County police officers from the McLean District Station conducted a sobriety checkpoint at Route 50 and Graham Road in the Falls Church area May 13 to search for drunk drivers.
Officers screened 629 vehicles and did not cite any motorists for driving while intoxicated. However, police did issue seven traffic summonses and recorded one criminal violation.