Sioux Falls Conducts Sobriety Checkpoint
October 29, 2011, 5:33 AM
Updated: October 29, 2011, 10:52 AM
SIOUX FALLS, SD -
Officers stopped vehicles on Interstate 229 to see if drivers had been drinking before they got behind the wheel this weekend.
The checkpoint ran from 10:00 Friday night to 2:00 Saturday morning.
Authorities arrested seven people by midnight. Police say some arrests made during the checkpoint were drug-related.
The highway patrol says checkpoints are a useful tool in getting drunk drivers off the road, as well as keeping people from drinking and driving in the first place.
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