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Results of I-380 safety checkpoint released

OELWEIN (KWWL) -- The Oelwein Iowa State Patrol Post has released the results of a safety checkpoint they conducted on May 21st on southbound I-380 near Jesup.

The checkpoint ran from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and involved 86 officers from 24 departments.

In all, 1100 vehicles were checked during the four hour checkpoint.

Officers issued 30 tickets and made four arrests.  The arrests were for outstanding warrants, drug possession and OWI.

Officers handed out 126 warnings to address minor safety issues and two semis were inspected resulting in one being placed out of service.

The State Patrol Airwing was also working out on I-380, resulting in 28 tickets, 38 warnings and three motorist assists.

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