May 22, 2017

Twelfth Circuit Law Enforcement Network Statistics

On May 12, 2017 the Twelfth Circuit Law Enforcement Network conducted a Traffic Safety Checkpoint in Marion County. The checkpoint was held on S.C. Route 41 at Bluff Road near Mullins, SC. This location was selected because of a high incidence of motor vehicle accidents and moving violations in the past. The operation lasted for approximately 4 hours. 230 vehicles were encountered. The following violations were noted on this occasion;

Driver’s License Violations 3
Vehicle License Violations 3
Possession With Intent to Distribute Marijuana 1
Possession of Controlled Substances 1
Possession of Heroin 1
ABC Violation 1

The Twelfth Circuit Law Enforcement Network is comprised of all law enforcement agencies in Florence and Marion Counties, the Twelfth Circuit Solicitor’s Office and State Constables and is sponsored through the South Carolina Department of Public Safety. The purpose of the traffic safety checkpoints is the detection of impaired drivers. For the fifth year in a row Florence County Sheriff’s Office is the host agency for LEN operations in the two counties.


Major Michael M. Nunn
General Counsel/P.I.O.