More than 2,500 drivers went through a DUI checkpoint in Covina Friday night, resulting in the arrest of five people on suspicion of driving under the influence.
One of the drivers arrested had a blood alcohol level of more than triple the legal limit of 0.8 percent, according to Glendora police Community Service Officer Wendy Brewer.
Officers from Covina, Glendora, Azusa, Claremont, Irwindale and LAPD participated in the checkpoint, which went from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. in the 700 block of S. Citrus Ave.
The checkpoint was part of a two-week Avoid the 100 Summer Mobilization DUI
Campaign. The campaign ends Labor Day weekend on Sept. 2