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Four drivers arrested over the weekend at DUI checkpoint

Posted at 10:12 AM, Mar 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-09 13:17:38-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Four drivers were arrested over the weekend during the Bakersfield Police Departments DUI and driver's license checkpoint.

According to BPD, one driver was arrested on suspicion of a previous hit-and-run. Another driver was arrested for driving a stolen vehicle and two drivers were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.

The Bakersfield Police Department held a DUI and driver's license checkpoint Saturday from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. Sunday. The checkpoint was held in the area of East Truxtun Avenue and Inyo Street in East Bakersfield.

Along with this four arrests made, 28 drivers were cited for driving without a license and19 drivers were cited for driving on a suspended license. 49 vehicles were seized as a result of the check[point and 39 of those vehicles were impounded while 10 were released to licensed drivers.