Southwest Trafficway checkpoint yields 36 DUI arrests

Kansas City police and Missouri Highway Patrol troopers stopped 645 vehicles and made 36 DUI arrests Friday night and early Saturday morning during a sobriety checkpoint at 39th Street and Southwest Trafficway.

The checkpoint also yielded three violations for driving with a suspended or revoked license, four hazardous moving violations, five other traffic violations, two arrests for possession of marijuana and eight persons with outstanding Kansas City arrest warrants.

Alan Bavley, abavley@kcstar.com