Two DUI arrests have been made throughout a checkpoint in Santa Maria in a single day.
Officers have been stationed on the 700 block of East Essential Avenue from 6 p.m. Friday to three a.m. Saturday and say a further six drivers have been cited for driving with no license or with a suspended or revoked license.
A complete of 144 autos have been screened.
Police say they select the situation of checkpoints primarily based on crash historical past and DUI arrests, including the principle objective is to not make arrests however to “promote public security by deterring drivers from driving impaired.”
A grant from the California Workplace of Site visitors Security by means of the Nationwide Freeway Site visitors Security Administration helped fund the checkpoint.