One motorist was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving and 14 others cited for driving while unlicensed during a DUI checkpoint Tuesday evening.

A total of 1,031 vehicles were screened by Bakersfield police during the checkpoint held in the 8400 block of Ming Avenue from 6 p.m. to midnight, according to police. One motorist, found to be driving on a suspended license, was arrested after police determined he was operating a stolen vehicle.  

Anyone who sees a suspected drunken driver is asked to call 911. 

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