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A Bakersfield Police Department DUI and driver's license checkpoint held Saturday night to Sunday morning led to one arrest for driving under the influence of narcotics plus other citations.

A total of 706 vehicles were screened during the checkpoint, held from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. in the 1800 block of Oak Street.

BPD reported five drivers were cited for driving while unlicensed and 11 were cited for driving with a suspended license. Seventeen vehicles were seized; 15 were impounded and two were released to licensed drivers.

One driver who had an outstanding felony warrant was arrested, BPD said.