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Bakersfield Police: One DUI arrest made during scheduled checkpoint

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Posted at 11:17 PM, Jun 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-05 02:49:06-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Bakersfield Police Department says one DUI arrest was made during Tuesday night's scheduled DUI and Driver's License checkpoint.

According to a news release, the department says 817 vehicles were screened by officers during a checkpoint that was scheduled from 6 p.m. to midnight. During that time, cops say four drivers were detained for further evaluations to determine sorority influence levels and one driver was arrested for a DUI. The driver arrested for driving under the influence had a prior record of DUIs.

In addition to the DUI arrest, officers cited 22 drivers for driving without a license and 10 were found to be driving on a suspended license.