Dublin Police Companies will conduct a DUI checkpoint from 7 p.m. on Saturday, Could 29, to three a.m. on Sunday, Could 30, close to Dublin Boulevard and Civic Plaza.
The objective, in keeping with police, is to not make arrests, however to advertise public security by deterring motorists from driving whereas drunk or medication.
“The security of our group is, and all the time might be, our mission,” Captain Nate Schmidt mentioned. “We’re searching for impaired drivers as a result of driving below the affect is harmful and places others on the street in danger.”
Police mentioned checkpoint areas are chosen primarily based on a historical past of DUI crashes and arrests. Drivers charged with a first-time DUI face a mean of $13,500 in fines and penalties, in addition to a suspended license.