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Three Arrested at Police Check Point in Boone

On Thursday night, Oct. 19, area law enforcement agencies conducted a DWI checkpoint and multiple charges were made.

Boone Police, along with ASU Police, NC ALE, and NC DMV License and Theft agents, conducted the checkpoint near the intersection of King Street and College Street. The North Carolina Department of Public Health provided a Breath Alcohol Testing (BAT) Mobile Unit, within which suspected violators were tested and processed. Thirty traffic and criminal charges were made, as outlined below:

  • DWI – 2
  • Seat belt – 1
  • Driving While License Revoked – 3
  • No Operator License – 2
  • Open Container – 1
  • Other Traffic Violations – 9
  • Misdemeanor Drug Violations – 8
  • Other Misdemeanor Violations – 4

The following persons were arrested as a result of this checkpoint:

John Michael Degagne, 49 of Boone, DWI and DWLR
Crystal Michelle Weisner, 28 of Boone, DWI
Damon Lamont Sanders-Pratt, 22 of Boone, Assault on a Female