A sobriety checkpoint in Menifee Friday night led to the arrests of five people.
Among the five taken into custody, three were suspected drunken drivers.
According to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, a fourth motorist was arrested for possessing methamphetamine and a second driver was arrested for a domestic violence warrant.
Sheriff’s deputies began their concentrated watch for drunken drivers at 8 p.m. Friday. The checkpoint ended at 3 a.m. after 54 vehicles were stopped and 12 drivers took field sobriety tests.
In addition to the five drivers who were arrested, four other drivers were cited for driving on a suspended license, according to the sheriff’s department.