October 26, 2013

DUI checkpoint yields 14 arrests

Kansas City Police stop 253 vehicles in a sobriety check

Kansas City police conducted a five-hour sobriety checkpoint and arrested 11 people for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and recovered a stolen vehicle.

The stop at 634 Prospect Avenue began about 11 p.m. Friday and lasted to about 4 a.m. Saturday. Police stopped 253 vehicles. In addition to the DUI arrests, police found two in possession of cocaine; one in possession of marijuana, one involved with an auto theft, and 16 with city warrants.

Another 10 violations were traffic related.

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