Five Arrests Made at Howard County DUI Checkpoint
Police say 3 were charged with driving under the influence.
Five drivers were arrested late Saturday and early Sunday at a sobriety checkpoint on U.S. Route 1 in North Laurel, according to Howard County Police.
Police say three people were charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, one for driving without a license, and one for driving on a suspended license.
A total of 537 vehicles reportedly passed through the checkpoint, situated near Davis Avenue and staffed by members of the Howard County and Maryland State Police. Assistant was provided by the Howard County chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving.
Drivers were given an informational handout with DUI information, police said.
The operation was part of the Checkpoint Strikeforce Campaign and was funded in part by a grant from the Maryland Highway Safety Office, according to police.