Supply: Santa Maria Police Division
4 arrested for DUI whereas conducting a DUI checkpoint on April thirtieth, 2021.
The checkpoint was held on the 200 block of south Broadway from 6:00 p.m. to three:00 a.m.
9 drivers have been cited for working a car unlicensed or with a suspended/revoked license, 204 automobiles have been screened, and 0 have been arrested for different prison prices.
Checkpoint areas 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 supplied by a grant from the California Workplace of Visitors Security, via the Nationwide Freeway Visitors Security Administration.