One DUI arrest after nearly 800 cars screened at Richmond checkpoint


Of the nearly 800 vehicles screened during a sobriety checkpoint on Hillltop Drive on July 3, one arrest was made for driving while under the influence, according to police.

Fifty citations were handed out to drivers with a suspended license or no license, Richmond police Capt. Al Walle said. Seven vehicles of drivers found with suspended licenses were impounded.

“The purpose of the checkpoint was to get unlicensed and impaired drivers off our cities streets,” police said.