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Checkpoint Results from Bakersfield Police Department

Posted at 11:17 AM, Jan 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-27 15:08:56-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The results are in for the Bakersfield Police Department's DUI checkpoint Saturday night.

According to BPD, 1,025 were screened overnight.

  • One arrest was made
  • Four drivers were detained for further evaluation
  • 36 drivers were cited for driving without a license
  • 16 were found driving on a suspended license

The checkpoint was held from 6 p.m. Saturday night until 2 a.m. Sunday morning on Union Avenue near Alpine Street.

The public is encouraged to help keep roadways safe by calling 911 if they see a suspected impaired driver.