DC Police End Trinidad Neighborhood Checkpoints

5:14 PM, Jun 12, 2008   |    comments
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Washington, DC (WUSA) – The DC Police say they have ended the Neighborhood Safety Zone checkpoints in Trinidad this evening.

Police officials tell 9 NEWS NOW all other enforcement efforts which have been in place in Trinidad since April will remain in effect to deter violent crime.   

Since the Neighborhood Safety Zone was established in Trinidad this past Saturday, June 7th, more than 700 vehicles entered the zone.  Of those 700 vehicles, 46 were prohibited from driving through.  Officials also arrested one driver for possessing an open container of alcohol.  The Metropolitan Police Department conducted ten checkpoints within the zone.

Officials tell 9 NEWS NOW there were no shootings in Trinidad while the NSZ was in place.

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