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Six arrested during Pacific Beach DUI checkpoint

Posted at 7:48 AM, Nov 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-15 10:48:31-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- Six people were arrested at a Pacific Beach DUI checkpoint Friday night, according to San Diego Police.

The checkpoint was held on the 2700 block of Garnet Avenue between 10 p.m. and 2 a.m.

According to the department, nearly 1,350 vehicles passed through the checkpoint, 845 were screened, seven drivers evaluated, and six arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.

“Checkpoints are placed in locations that have the greatest opportunity for achieving drunk and drugged driving deterrence and provide the greatest safety for officers and the public,” the department said.