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DUI checkpoint near border nets 5 arrests

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SAN YSIDRO (CNS) - Five suspected drunken drivers were arrested at or near a checkpoint near the U.S.-Mexico border that wrapped up early Saturday.

Between 10:52 p.m. Friday and 3:45 a.m., 260 vehicles passed through the checkpoint in the 600 block of East San Ysidro Boulevard near Border Village Road, San Diego police Officer Mark McCullough said.

McCullough said that in addition to the five suspected drunken driving arrests, officers impounded six vehicles.

The checkpoint was funded by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety and was part of the national "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign.

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