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Checkpoint nets 1 arrest, 10 citations

February 24, 2011

COSTA MESA — Police arrested one driver and cited 10 others at a DUI checkpoint Wednesday night on Placentia Avenue.

More than 500 cars passed through the stop, with police screening 330 drivers for possibly driving drunk or not having a valid license.

Officers conducted two field sobriety tests but arrested only one driver. Seven vehicles were towed.

Funding for the checkpoint was provided by the California Office of Traffic Safety.

—Joseph Serna

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