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3 arrested for DUI in Ventura checkpoint

ABC7 Eyewitness News HD covering Los Angeles and Southern California.

December 12, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
Three drivers were arrested for DUI at an overnight sobriety checkpoint conducted by the Ventura Police Department.The checkpoint took place on southbound Seward Street at Alessandro Drive from around 9 p.m. Saturday to 3 a.m. Sunday.

Two of the three arrested had blood alcohol levels of .21 and .22. The third arrestee was taken to the Ventura County Medical Center for a blood sample. Results of the test were pending at the time of this report.

Also during the checkpoint, one person was arrested for outstanding arrest warrants.

In all, 26 citations were written, including driving with a suspended license or no license at all. Seven vehicles were impounded during the checkpoint.