SANTA MARIA, Calif. – Santa Maria police arrested two folks for driving below the affect whereas conducting a DUI checkpoint Saturday night time.
The checkpoint was held on the 700 block of North Broadway from 6 p.m. to three a.m.
There, a complete of 184 automobiles had been screened. 4 drivers had been cited for working a automobile unlicensed or with a suspended/revoked license and two drivers had been arrested for DUI.
No drivers had been arrested for different prison prices.
The police division defined that checkpoint places are chosen primarily based on a historical past of crashes and DUI arrests.
They mentioned the first goal of checkpoints is to not make arrests, however to advertise public security by deterring drivers from driving impaired.
Funding for this checkpoint was offered by a grant from the California Workplace of Site visitors Security, by means of the Nationwide Freeway Site visitors Security Administration.
Santa Maria – Lompoc – North County