Suffolk checkpoint nets 6 drunken driving arrests in 3 hours over Labor Day weekend

Police were on the lookout for drunken drivers this holiday weekend.

Police were on the lookout for drunken drivers this holiday weekend. (9/2/13)

WOODBURY - Police arrested six suspected drunken drivers at one Suffolk checkpoint this holiday weekend.

The checkpoint on William Floyd Parkway in Shirley netted the six arrests in three hours.

A total of 571 vehicles went through the checkpoint. Two vehicles were seized.

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