Checkpoint Nets DUI, Pot, & Unlicensed Drivers

One drunk driving arrest is in the books for a sobriety checkpoint done Tuesday night in Redding.  601 vehicles passed through the checkpoint on North Market Street near Benton Drive between 6 and 10PM. 12 drivers were given field sobriety tests and one was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. Two people were cited for possession of over an ounce of Marijuana. Two were cited for driving without a license and two others for driving on suspended licenses. The suspended drivers and the DUI had their vehicles towed and impounded. DUII saturation patrols will continue through  the long weekend.