Santa Maria Police arrested two drivers for driving underneath the affect whereas conducting a DUI checkpoint on Friday, June 4th, 2021.
The checkpoint was held on the 900 block of West Primary Avenue from 6:00 p.m. to three:00 a.m.
Eight drivers had been cited for working a car unlicensed, or with a suspended or revoked license.
151 autos had been screened and no drivers had been arrested for different legal costs.
Santa Maria PD checkpoint places are based mostly on a historical past of crashes and DUI arrests.
In accordance with SMPD, 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.