Two drivers have been arrested on DUI charges and eight extra acquired citations for driving on a suspended/revoked license throughout a Santa Maria Police DUI checkpoint held on Primary Road from Friday night time to Saturday morning.
The checkpoint was established within the 900 block of West Primary Road from 6 p.m. Friday to three a.m. Saturday, in keeping with Santa Maria Police Sgt. Michael McGehee.
A complete of 151 autos have been screened.
Checkpoint areas are based mostly on historic information of the place crashes and DUI arrests have occurred essentially the most. The first goal is to not make arrests however to advertise public security by deterring drivers from driving impaired, in keeping with McGehee.
One driver was arrested on suspicion of driving underneath the affect and 4 have been cited for car violations at a Santa Maria Police DUI che…
The Santa Maria Police Division plans to carry one other DUI/driver’s license checkpoint within the coming months.
Funding for the checkpoint was supplied by a grant from the California Workplace of Visitors Security by means of the Nationwide Freeway Visitors Security Administration.