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Police arrest 12 for DUI in sobriety checkpoint

Updated: 2013-06-15T13:05:31Z

Kansas City police say 12 people were arrested overnight for driving while under the influence during a sobriety checkpoint at 70th Street and Troost Avenue.

Police and Jackson County sheriffs deputies jointly conducted the sobriety checkpoint from 11 p.m. Friday until 4 a.m. Saturday.

They stopped 381 vehicles. In addition to the 12 DUI arrests, six motorists were arrested for driving while their licenses were suspended or revoked.

Other results included four hazardous moving violations, three minors in possession of alcohol, one cocaine possession, two marijuana possession, one recovered firearm, and 22 outstanding warrants.

| Lynn Horsley,

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