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Six arrested for DUI at downtown San Diego checkpoint

Posted at 11:02 AM, Mar 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-15 14:02:58-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- San Diego Police made six DUI arrests during a downtown checkpoint Saturday night.

The checkpoint was conducted on the 1400 block of G Street between 11 p.m. Saturday and 3 a.m. Sunday.

In total, 1,765 vehicles drove through the checkpoint and 526 were screened.

Six drivers were arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.

Meanwhile, two drivers were cited or arrested for operating a vehicle without a license.

Two citations were also issued for unspecified reasons at the checkpoint.

“The San Diego Police Department will be conducting another DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint or DUI saturation patrol on March 15, 2020, in our ongoing commitment to lowering deaths and injuries upon our streets and highways,” police said in a news release.