Supply: Santa Maria Police Division
2 drivers have been arrested for DUI whereas conducting a DUI checkpoint on June twenty fifth, 2021.
The checkpoint was held on the 700 block of south Blosser Highway from 6:00 p.m. to three:00 a.m.
6 drivers have been cited for working a car unlicensed or with a suspended/revoked license, 125 autos have been screened, and 1 driver was arrested for reckless driving. No different drivers have been arrested for different prison expenses.
Checkpoint places are primarily based on a historical past of crashes and DUI arrests. 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.
Funding for this checkpoint was supplied by a grant from the California Workplace of Site visitors Security, by the Nationwide Freeway Site visitors Security Administration.