Lemon Grove checkpoint nets 2 arrests

LEMON GROVE, Calif. - Two suspected drunken drivers were arrested at an overnight checkpoint in Lemon Grove, a sheriff's sergeant said.

More than 500 vehicles passed through the checkpoint in the 7900 block of Broadway near Lemon Grove Avenue between 8 p.m. Friday and 2:30 a.m. Saturday, according to sheriff's Sgt. Michelle McPhail.

In addition to the two drivers arrested for suspicion of drunken driving, sheriff's deputies cited 10 motorists with suspended or revoked licenses or without a license, McPhail said.

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

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