Checkpoint yields 7 arrests, 4 DWI

A DWI checkpoint in Columbia yielded seven arrests.

An overnight sobriety checkpoint on Highway 40 at Boothe Lane in Columbia resulted in seven arrests, including four for driving while intoxicated.

Other arrests include:

One for driving with a suspended license

One for driving without a valid license

One for possession of less than 35 grams of marijuana

About 100 vehicles were stopped at the checkpoint between 12:49 a.m. and 2:30 a.m.

The Boone County Sheriff's Department, Columbia Police Department and Hallsville Police Department conducted the checkpoint.