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DUI Task Force nabs 8 at Shaler and Etna checkpoint

Mary Ann Thomas
| Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, 6:32 a.m.
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The North Hills DUI Task Force arrested eight people Saturday who failed field sobriety tests at a checkpoint on Route 8 at Enterprise Car Rental near the Shaler and Etna border, according to a task force press release.

More than 2,000 vehicles passed through the checkpoint Saturday where police administered 11 field sobriety tests. Besides the eight DUI arrests, one person was arrested for a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia and 19 citations were issued for motor vehicle code violations, according to police.

The North Hills DUI Task Force is staffed by police officers from local police departments in Etna, Indiana, North Regional, O'Hara, Ross, Shaler, West Deer, West View and McCandless.

Mary Ann Thomas is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach her at 724-226-4691, mthomas@tribweb.com or via Twitter @MaThomas_Trib.

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