Three law enforcement agencies worked together in a Friday night sobriety checkpoint that netted 20 arrests for driving under the influence.
The sobriety checkpoint, conducted at 33rd and Southwest Trafficway, began at 10 p.m. Friday and went until 3 a.m. Saturday. The Kansas City Police Department worked with the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office and the Missouri Highway Patrol.
Officers stopped 834 vehicles. Along with the DUI arrests, they cited two drivers for driving with a suspended or revoked license, two for resisting arrest and two for disorderly conduct.
During the checkpoint, officers also arrested someone for an assault on a law enforcement officer. No one was injured.