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Twenty-two arrested at DUI checkpoint
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PINELLAS PARK - Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office and Pinellas Park police teamed up for a DUI Checkpoint April 25-26 at Calvary Chapel St. Petersburg, 8900 U.S. 19 N. in Pinellas Park.

According to a report from the Sheriff’s Office, 2,661 vehicles passed through the checkpoint, which ran from 10 p.m. Friday through 3 a.m. Saturday, and 361 were diverted. The average intrusion time was two minutes, six seconds.

Twenty-five citations were issued and 21 vehicles were impounded. Twenty-two were arrested on the following charges.

• Six for DUI

• 13 for driving with license suspended or revoked

• One for no valid driver’s license

• Two for DWLSR habitual traffic offender (felony)

• One for fleeing to elude

• Five for possession of marijuana

• Three for possession of crack cocaine

• One for refusal to submit to testing

• Two for possession of hydromorphone

• One for tampering with physical evidence

• Four for possession of drug paraphernalia

• One for possession of methamphetamine

• One for possession of controlled substance

• One for possession of hydrocodone
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