A sobriety checkpoint in Bel Air Friday night and into Saturday morning resulted in the arrest of three motorists suspected to be driving under the influence.
Operation “Checkpoint Strikeforce” was conducted on the Northbound Bel Air Bypass at Route 24 in Bel Air from 11 p.m. Friday to 2:25 a.m. Saturday, according to a release from the Maryland Sate Police Bel Air Barrack.
Police said they checked 222 vehicles during the operation, which was manned by nine troopers from the Bel Air Barrack and one trooper from JFK Highway Barrack
During the checkpoint, three motorists were pulled to the side for additional field sobriety testing, according to a release. Police said three people were arrested and charged for driving under the influence of alcohol.
Members from the Bel Air Fire Department also assisted in the checkpoint.