Checkpoint nets 7 drunken drivers
During the course of the operation 895 vehicles passed through the checkpoint located in the 2300 block of Johnston Street. Of those vehicles, 17 drivers were stopped for secondary testing. A total of 7 drivers were arrested and charged with OWI. Below is a list of those individuals arrested.
• Chaise R. Seneca (25) - OWI
• Shannon C. Ducote (36) - OWI
• Thaddius B. Bergeron (23) - OWI 3rd Offense
• Edward D. Comer (47) - OWI
• Eric S. Smith (23) - OWI
• Derek J. Leblanc (32) - OWI
• Richard T. Erwin (19) - OWI
In addition to the above arrest, 24 citations were issued for various violations and 3 vehicles were towed for insurance violations.
From Lafayette Police Department