The Costa Mesa Police (CMPD) will conduct a DUI checkpoint throughout the metropolis from 8 pm to 2 am on Friday, June 4, 2021.
Checkpoint places are chosen primarily based on the historical past of DUI crashes and arrests. The primary goal of checkpoints is to not arrest, however to advertise public security by stopping drivers from driving accidents. Throughout checkpoints, law enforcement officials search for indicators that the driving force is drunk or medicine.
“The safety of our group has at all times been our mission,” mentioned Dan Miles. “Driving beneath the affect is harmful and we’re on the lookout for a driver with a incapacity to hazard others.”
CMPD reminds most people that drunk driving shouldn’t be the one trigger. Some prescription and over-the-counter drugs could intervene with driving. All the time observe the instruction handbook and skim the warning label for driving or “working heavy gear” (together with driving a automotive). Medical and leisure marijuana is authorized, however driving beneath the affect of marijuana is against the law.