POWAY (CNS) - Five people were arrested at an overnight sobriety checkpoint in Poway, deputies said Saturday.
The checkpoint was set up between 7 p.m. Friday and 2 a.m. today in the 16700 block of Espola Road, near Valle Verde Park, said Deputy Mark Talley, of the San Diego Sheriff's Department Poway Station.
More than 1,000 vehicles passed through the checkpoint and 28 were sent to a secondary screening, Talley said.
Four drivers were arrested for suspicion of drunken driving, and one was arrested for driving with a suspended license, Talley said. Two drivers were cited for possession of marijuana.
Two additional drunken driving arrests were made by deputies patrolling the area.
Two drivers were cited for driving without a valid license and three for not having their license with them, Talley said. Four drivers were cited for other violations, such as not having their registration or proof of insurance.
Approximately 25 deputies and senior volunteers conducted the operation.
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