Sobriety checkpoint in Rapid City leads to several arrests

RAPID CITY, S.D. — The South Dakota Highway Patrol set up a sobriety checkpoint on Friday night in Rapid City that led to two DUI arrests and three drug arrests.

The checkpoint was created on I-190 on April 12 and lasted for two hours. Authorities say that 103 vehicles came through the checkpoint.

Of those 103, three drivers were checked for sobriety and two were arrested for driving under the influence.

Additionally, three drug arrests were also made.

The South Dakota Highway Patrol is a division of the Department of Public Safety, which announced that there would be sobriety checkpoints throughout the state in April.

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