6 DWI arrests made at Friday night sobriety checkpoint

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Albuquerque police say they arrested six drunk drivers during a sobriety checkpoint Friday night. A press release states the checkpoint was at San Mateo and Haines between 11 p.m. Friday to 2:30 a.m. Saturday.


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Officials say 462 vehicles came through and, along with the DWI arrests, two felony arrests were made for narcotics violations. The checkpoint was a joint effort between the DWI Unit and the Swing Shift Motors Unit.

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