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Nearly 20 arrested in Pinellas during overnight DUI checkpoint

Times staff

CLEARWATER — Pinellas sheriff's deputies arrested 19 people during an overnight sobriety checkpoint, authorities said Saturday.

The checkpoint, manned also by Clearwater police, ran from 10 p.m. Friday to 3 a.m. Saturday at 540 S. Hercules Avenue.

Twelve vehicles were impounded, officials said.

Eight people were charged with DUI, according to the Sheriff's Office. The rest were arrested on various charges, including drug possession and license violations.

Nearly 20 arrested in Pinellas during overnight DUI checkpoint 04/06/13 [Last modified: Saturday, April 6, 2013 10:36am]
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