The Labette County Sheriff’s Department and the Kansas Highway Patrol conducted a two-hour driving under the influence check lane Saturday.

The check lane, which was at U.S. 400 and Wallace Road, started at 11 p.m. Saturday and ended at 1 a.m. Sunday.

Sheriff Darren Eichinger said six sheriff’s deputies and four troopers participated in the check lane.

In two hours, Eichinger said officers stopped 124 vehicles. No drivers were arrested for DUI, though 13 drivers were evaluated. One driver was arrested for having an open container of alcohol.

Five vehicles were inspected. Generally this is for equipment issues (headlights).

Eichinger said three seat belt warnings were issued and seven other warnings were issued.

Three vehicles were searched during the two hours as well.

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