According to the NewsPress.com a DUI checkpoint in Lee County resulted in numerous arrests and citations. The sobriety checkpoint was conducted in south Fort Meyers Friday evening. The checkpoint began stopping drivers at 11:00 p.m. and ended at 3:00 a.m. Saturday morning. All told 758 vehicles went through the checkpoint and 10 DUI arrests were made for drunk driving.
According to police reports three people that went through the checkpoint were cited for no valid driver’s license, four were caught driving with a suspended license, one driver was caught carrying a concealed weapon and 42 traffic citations were issued. The checkpoint was a combined effort of the Lee County Sheriff’s Department, the Florida Department of Transportation and the Fort Meyers Police Department.