DUI checkpoint slated for Friday evening
The Watsonville Police Division will maintain a DUI checkpoint beginning at 6 p.m. Friday at an undisclosed location inside metropolis limits, in keeping with a police press launch.
Checkpoint places are chosen primarily based on a historical past of DUI crashes and arrests, in keeping with police. The aim of the checkpoint is to advertise public security by deterring drivers from driving impaired. In the course of the checkpoint, officers will search for indicators that drivers are drunk and/or medicine.
“The protection of our group is and at all times will probably be our mission,” Sgt. Donny Thul mentioned in a ready launch. “We’re on the market on the lookout for impaired drivers as a result of driving underneath the affect continues to be harmful.”
Drivers charged with DUI face a mean of $13,500 in fines and penalties, in addition to a suspended license, in keeping with the discharge.
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