Seven people suspected of drunk driving were arrested during a driver’s license and sobriety checkpoint in Riverside, police said Saturday.

Riverside city police conducted the checkpoint between 9 p.m. Friday and 3 a.m. Saturday on Arlington Avenue near Streeter Avenue.

Of the 702 drivers screened, seven people were arrested on suspicion of DUI and 9 people were either cited or arrested for driving unlicensed or with a suspended license, Sgt. Ryan Wilson said.

In addition, 11 citations were issued for various other vehicle code violations.

The checkpoint was funded by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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