Four people were arrested at a sobriety checkpoint Saturday, police said.
Oceanside police conducted the checkpoint at North Santa Fe and Mesa Drive between 8 p.m. Friday and 1 a.m. Saturday.
A total of 383 vehicles were screened and six sobriety exams were performed, leading to two DUI arrests and two other arrests. Citations were issued to 16 people.
Checkpoint locations in search of impaired drivers are selected based on collision statistics and frequency of DUI arrests, police said.
A DUI conviction can cost a driver as much as $13,500, including fines, fees, classes, license suspension and possible jail time.
More checkpoints will be conducted in the coming months, police said.
–City News Service
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