10 people arrested during DUI checkpoint

By The Mercury

The Riley County Police Department along with the Kansas Highway Patrol and Kansas State University Police Department conducted a sobriety checkpoint in the early morning hours on Saturday in the 2000 Block of Kimball Avenue.

Two hundred and sixty-two vehicles were stopped in the checkpoint between the hours of 12:15 a.m. and 2:30 a.m.

Seventeen drivers were evaluated for impaired driving.

Of those evaluated, 10 people were arrested — nine for DUI and one for possession of a controlled substance and driving with a suspended license. There were an additional five people cited for minor in consumption of alcohol and three for transporting an open container of alcohol.

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