Nine suspected drunken drivers were arrested during an overnight DUI and license checkpoint in Pacific Beach.
The checkpoint was set up at 2700 Garnet Avenue between 11 p.m. Friday and 3 a.m. Saturday, according to the San Diego Police Department.
A total of 1,705 vehicles passed through the checkpoint and 680 were screened, with 14 drivers evaluated and nine arrested in or near the checkpoint.
Police also arrested a person for possession of a loaded gun, issued three citations and impounded eight vehicles.
“Drivers caught driving impaired can expect the impact of a DUI arrest to include jail time, fines, fees, DUI classes, other expenses that can exceed $10,000 not to mention the embarrassment when friends and family find out,” a statement from the department said.
Another DUI checkpoint or saturation patrol is scheduled for March 12.
— From Staff and Wire Reports
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