Crime - Sacto 911

Bar hopping in midtown Saturday? You might want to arrange a ride

The Sacramento Police Department on Saturday will conduct a sobriety and driver license checkpoint on 21st Street near Capitol Avenue.

Officials said it will begin at 7:30 p.m. and run for five to seven hours.

Officers will be looking for signs of alcohol or drug impairment, and checking for valid, up-to-date driver licenses.

Penalties for conviction of driving under influence can include jail time, fines, fees, DUI classes and other expenses that can exceed $10,000.

Mark Glover: 916-321-1184, @markhglover