Deputies arrested seven drivers for being under the influence while behind the wheel during a DUI check point earlier this month.

Deputies from the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department stopped 945 motorists over the course of eight hours on the evening of Wednesday, January 2, at the department's Main Street and 7th Avenue check point.

In addition to the 7 arrests for driving under the influence, marijuana was discovered in three vehicles, two drivers were arrested on outstanding warrants and 12 vehicles were towed for various motor vehicle violations, including driving without a license.

Beau Yarbrough can be reached at 956-7108 or at beau@hesperiastar.com.