KC checkpoint nets 12 DUI arrests

08/03/2013 8:13 AM

08/03/2013 8:14 AM

Twelve motorists were arrested for driving under the influence at an overnight sobriety checkpoint in Kansas City, police said Saturday.

Kansas City police and Jackson County sheriff’s deputies stopped a total of 571 vehicles during the five-hour operation late Friday and early Saturday in the 3700 block of Independence Avenue.

The checkpoint also netted one charge of a minor in possession of alcohol and one possession of marijuana charge.

Three motorists were cited for driving with a suspended or revoked license. There were also three hazardous moving citations and 10 citations for other traffic-related violations, police said.

Three Kansas City arrest warrants were also served.

Tony Rizzo

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