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Mecklenburg County had the second-highest number of DWI citations statewide during the Labor Day "Booze It & Lose It" campaign.
North Carolina Transportation Secretary Gene Conti announced the results Wednesday.
The campaign ran from August 17-September 3. During that time, Secretary Conti says officers cited 2,745 drivers for DWI.
Officers conducted 7,846 sobriety checkpoints during the campaign. With 182 DWI citations, Mecklenburg County had the second highest number statewide. Wake County had 209, Guilford County had 106.
Officers also issued 6,691 safety belt and 1,172 child passenger safety violations, 24,553 speeding violations and 2,718 drug charges. In addition, they apprehended 2,028 fugitives from justice and recovered 135 stolen vehicles.
A total of 94,125 traffic and criminal citations were issued statewide during the campaign.
"These numbers show that law enforcement officers across the state worked diligently to make North Carolina's roads safer during this campaign," Conti said.
You can find a county-by-county breakdown of the citations here.