(WICHITA, Kan.) — WIchita police arrest 12 and hand out more than 100 tickets during a DUI checklane along Kellogg early Friday.
Police stopped 922 vehicles between 11:30 p.m. Thursday and 2:30 a.m. Friday. Of those, eight were arrested for DUI, four others were arrested for other citations including drug charges.
Officers also issued 103 other tickets for different violations.
The checklane was in the westbound lanes of Kellogg and Meridian.
Wichita Police and the Kansas Highway Patrol will be out in force making sure drivers along Kellogg are sober.
They'll conduct a sobriety checkpoint along Kellogg Thursday night into Friday morning. Officers will briefly stop motorists to check their driver's license and registration. Drivers who appear impaired will be held for further evaluation.
Wichita police say sobriety checkpoints are used across the state to deter and detect impaired driving.
This year, Wichita has seen 25 traffic fatalities, 15 of which involved impaired drivers.