Task force makes roads a little safer for all of Wake County by Wake County Sheriff's Office Press Release 21 hrs ago | 223 views | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend | print The Wake County Sheriff's Office's STOP Team (Sheriff's Traffic Observation Patrol) and the Wake County Traffic Safety Task Force conducted a DWI Checking Station Friday night, June 19, 2009, at the intersection of Tryon Road and Lake Wheeler Road. Assisted by seven other law enforcement agencies from the Safety Task Force, the STOP Team charged 76 people with various violations including 15 DWI charges as well as various drug charges and motor vehicle infractions. Two people with outstanding warrants were also apprehended at the Checking Station. The following Task Force agencies also participated in last night's Checking Station: Apex PD, Cary PD, Garner PD, Morrisville PD, Holly Springs PD, Zebulon PD and Fuquay Varina PD. The Wake County Sheriff's Office is a member of the Wake County Traffic Safety Task Force. This Task Force is comprised of representatives from the majority of the law enforcement agencies located in Wake County. The purpose of the task force is to afford agencies the opportunity to participate in campaigns, throughout the year, that focus on improving traffic safety in the county. These efforts concentrate on DWI enforcement, speed enforcement, seat belt enforcement, and other traffic safety initiatives.