Nine arrested for DUI at Mission checkpoint

Police made nine arrests for driving under the influence early Saturday during a sobriety checkpoint in Mission.

Officers checked a total of 414 cars at Shawnee Mission Parkway and Nall Avenue. In addition to the DUI arrests, seven people were charged with traffic violations.

Officers from Mission, Edwardsville, Gardner, Lenexa, Olathe, and Overland Park assisted in the operation, as well as deputies from Johnson County Sheriff’s Office and troopers from the Kansas Highway Patrol.

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