653 – Vehicle passed through the checkpoint
36 – Vehicles Screened
12 – Field Sobriety Tests conducted
4 DUI-Alcohol suspects arrested
21 Drivers cited/arrested for operating a vehicle unlicensed or while suspended/revoked
Drivers caught driving impaired can expect the impact of a DUI arrest to include jail time, fines, fees, DUI classes, license suspension and other expenses that can exceed $10,000 not to mention the embarrassment when friends and family find out.
The checkpoint was funded by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, reminding everyone to ‘Report Drunk Driver – Call 9-1-1’.
Press Release Provided By the Riverside Sheriffs Department