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.