Checkpoint in Mission Bay area nets 9 arrests

SAN DIEGO - Nine motorists were arrested on suspicion of drunken driving in or near a driver's license/sobriety checkpoint in the Mission Bay area of San Diego, a police officer said Saturday.

Ten vehicles were also impounded during the checkpoint in the 4200 block of Mission Bay Drive that began at 11:09 p.m. Friday and ended today at 3 a.m., said San Diego police Officer Mark McCullough.

McCullough said 1,780 vehicles passed through the checkpoint, with 572 of those vehicles being screened by officers.

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