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Sunday, Dec 15 2013 03:42 PM

Saturday night DUI checkpoint nets 5 arrests

By THE BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN

A DUI/Driver License checkpoint Saturday night in the 8600 block of Hageman Road resulted in five arrests and the impounding of 10 vehicles.

As part of the Avoid the 18 Kern DUI Task Force, the checkpoint on eastbound Hageman ran from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Bakersfield Police said 3,139 vehicles passed through the checkpoint and 2,963 were screened.

There were four arrests for DUI, one felony arrest, and nine drivers found with invalid licenses -- six of those suspended licenses -- in addition to the impounded vehicles.

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