One arrested following overnight DUI checkpoint

One person was arrested during an overnight DUI checkpoint in central Bakersfield.

Officers set up the checkpoint from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. on the 1900 block of 23rd Street.

During the checkpoint, officers arrested one person on suspicion of driving under the influence. They also detained four more for further evaluation of their intoxication levels.

Twenty-two drivers were cited for having no license or driving with a suspended license.

During the checkpoint, officers screened more than 1,000 cars.

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