BEL AIR, Md. - Police nabbed three drunk drivers in a sobriety checkpoint in Harford County Saturday morning.
In all, 222 vehicles were stopped by Maryland State Police at the checkpoint set up on the northbound Bel Air Bypass at Rt. 24. Dubbed operation “Checkpoint Strikeforce,” police pulled drivers over from 11 p.m. Friday to 2:25 am Saturday.
During the checkpoint, three drivers appeared intoxicated and submitted to additional field sobriety testing. Of these, three were arrested and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol.
The checkpoint was assisted by members of the Bel Air Fire Department.
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