Nature of Incident: DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint
Location: Metropolis of Camarillo, CA
Date & Time: Friday, August twenty seventh, 2021, 8:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
Unit(s) Accountable: Camarillo Police Division Site visitors Bureau
Camarillo, Ca – The Camarillo Police Division will maintain a DUI Checkpoint on Friday, August twenty seventh from 8:00PM to 2:00AM at an undisclosed location(s) inside Camarillo metropolis limits.
Checkpoint places are chosen based mostly on a historical past of DUI crashes and arrests. The first goal of checkpoints is to not make arrests, however to advertise public security by deterring drivers from driving impaired.
Throughout the checkpoint, officers will search for indicators that drivers are inebriated and/or medication.
The Camarillo Police Division is dedicated to conserving the touring public secure.
“The security of our group is and at all times can be our mission,” says Captain Shane Matthews. “We’re on the lookout for impaired drivers as a result of driving beneath the affect is harmful and places others on the highway in danger.”
The Camarillo Police Division reminds the general public that impaired driving isn’t just from alcohol. Some prescription drugs or over-the-counter medication could intrude with driving. At all times comply with instructions to be used and browse warning labels about driving or ”working heavy equipment,” which incorporates driving a automotive. Whereas medicinal and leisure marijuana are authorized, driving beneath the affect of marijuana is unlawful.
When you plan on ingesting or taking drugs which will impression your means to drive safely, plan on staying at house.
Drivers charged with a first-time DUI face a median of $13,500 in fines and penalties, in addition to a suspended license.
Funding for this program was supplied by a grant from the California Workplace of Site visitors Security, via the Nationwide Freeway Site visitors Security Administration.
Ready by: Sgt. Paul Richards
Information Launch Date: Monday, August 23, 2021
Media Observe-Up Contact: Sgt. Paul Richards (805) 388-5132 [email protected]
Authorised by: Capt. Shane Matthews