Supply: Santa Maria Police Division
1 driver was arrested for DUI whereas conducting a DUI checkpoint on Could twenty first, 2021.
The checkpoint was held on the 500 block of East Important Road from 6:00 p.m. to three:00 a.m.
4 drivers had been cited for working a car unlicensed or with a suspended/revoked license, 196 autos had been screened, and no drivers had been arrested for different felony expenses.
Checkpoint places are based mostly on a historical past of crashes and DUI arrests. The first goal of checkpoints is to not make arrests, however to advertise public security by deterring drivers from driving impaired.
The Santa Maria Police Division will maintain one other DUI/Driver’s License checkpoint within the upcoming months.
Funding for this checkpoint was offered by a grant from the California Workplace of Site visitors Security, by the Nationwide Freeway Site visitors Security Administration.