DUI checkpoint yields 12 arrests

Kansas City police arrested 12 motorists for driving while intoxicated during a sobriety checkpoint that ended early Saturday morning.

The checkpoint, set up at Southwest Trafficway and West 39th Terrace, also netted two citations for driving while suspended and two arrests on city warrants, Sgt. Ron Podraza said in a written statement.

Police stopped more than 700 vehicles during the five-hour operation.