MORENO VALLEY, CA — A DUI checkpoint, at an undisclosed location in Moreno Valley, is deliberate in a single day Friday to Saturday, with deputies checking for drivers drunk or medicine, mentioned the Riverside County Sheriff’s Division, Moreno Valley Station.
“The protection of our group is and all the time can be our mission,” Deputy Patrick Lynch mentioned. “We’re nonetheless on the market on the lookout for impaired drivers as a result of driving beneath the affect continues to be harmful.”
The operation will run from 9 p.m. Friday to Saturday at 3 a.m.
The unnamed location was chosen primarily based on its historical past of DUI crashes and arrests, officers mentioned, including that the checkpoint’s major objective is “to not make arrests,” however to advertise public security and function a determent to impaired driving
Deputies additionally reminded the general public that DUIs are usually not simply alcohol-related, however might contain prescription or over-the-counter drugs, plus medicinal and leisure marijuana, that would intrude with driving. Drivers charged with DUI can face a median of $13,500 in fines and penalties, in addition to a suspended license.
Funding for the Moreno Valley operation was offered by a grant from the California Workplace of Visitors Security, by means of the Nationwide Freeway Visitors Security Administration.