UPDATE 7:15 P.M. SUNDAY: No one was arrested, though officers issued some minor citations, at a drunken driving checkpoint conducted at Cal Poly Saturday night and early Sunday, police said.
Officers stopped 1,040 cars at the checkpoint on campus, on northbound Grand Avenue in front of Sierra Madre and Yosemite halls, according to police.
Police said they checked one driver for drunkenness, but that person was released without arrest.
Officers cited one person on suspicion of being an unlicensed driver, while they cited another on suspicion of possessing marijuana and being a minor possessing alcohol. Police also impounded a vehicle.
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Police from Cal Poly and San Luis Obispo, as well as the CHP and county Sheriff’s Department, staffed the checkpoint.
Money from a state grant of federal money paid for the checkpoint, according to Cal Poly police.
ORIGINAL STORYA sobriety and driver's license checkpoint will be conducted tonight at Cal Poly.
The checkpoint will begin at 7 p.m. and continue to 1 a.m. Sunday. It will be located on Grand Avenue, in front of the Yosemite and Sierra Madre halls.
University police, San Luis Obispo police, the Sheriff's Department and CHP are coodinating on the traffic stop.
Funding for the checkpoint is through a grant by the California Office of Traffic Safety.
— Tribune staff report