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BPD arrests three people in DUI checkpoint

Two people have been arrested during a DUI checkpoint in Southwest Bakersfield for suspicion of being under the influence and another was arrested for a warrant.
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Posted at 3:16 PM, Dec 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-23 18:16:20-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Two people have been arrested during a DUI checkpoint in Southwest Bakersfield for suspicion of being under the influence and another was arrested for a warrant.

According to police, 828 drivers were screened and two drivers were arrested for DUI at the checkpoint on Ming Avenue near South H Street.

27 additional drivers were cited for license violations and one person was arrested for felony warrants.

You can help keep the roadways safe by calling 911 if you suspect someone of driving under the influence.