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Two drivers arrested at Chula Vista sobriety checkpoint

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Posted at 10:44 AM, Feb 26, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-26 13:44:21-05

CHULA VISTA (CNS) - Two drivers were arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol at a checkpoint, police said Saturday.

Of 1,898 vehicles passing through the checkpoint in the 1000 block of Third Avenue between 6 p.m. and midnight Friday, 789 were screened and three drivers were given field sobriety tests, said Officer Oscar Miranda of the Chula Vista Police Department.

A total of 18 motorists received citations for being unlicensed or having suspended licenses, the officer said.

Three vehicles were impounded.

The checkpoint was funded by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety.