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120-plus violations cited during weekend ‘Booze It and Lose It’

WILMINGTON — The Wilmington Police Department released its numbers for a weekend campaign aimed at transportation safety and keeping drunk-drivers off the road.

The State Highway Patrol’s St. Patrick’s Day Booze It and Lose It campaign took place last week. WPD released its results from stops on March 17, noting more than 120 violations were tracked.

The breakdown:

DWI: 7
Driving after consuming, under 21: 2
Driving with a revoked license: 17
Registration violation: 25
No insurance: 1
Drug charges: 7
Seatbelt violations and child safety restraint: 6
Concealed weapon: 1
Felony warrants served: 2
Other violations: 60

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Shea Carver
Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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