DUI checkpoint sign
A DUI checkpoint in San Diego County. Courtesy sheriff’s department

Three people were arrested on suspicion of drunk driving at a Chula Vista checkpoint, police said Saturday.

The checkpoint was conducted between 7 p.m. Friday and 1 a.m. Saturday in the 600 block of Palomar Street.

Police also issued 21 citations for people driving without licenses or on suspended licenses. A total of 51 citations were issued for “various vehicle code violations,” officers said.

More than 1,300 cars traveled through the checkpoint, and 751 of those were screened.

The checkpoint was funded by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

—City News Service