Riverside: Friday Night DUI Checkpoint Nets 22 Arrests 

The Riverside Police Department Traffic Unit conducted a DUI/Driver’s License checkpoint on Friday, May 11, 2018, at Arlington Avenue and Streeter Avenue, between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m.

Checkpoints are placed in locations that have the greatest opportunity for achieving drunk and drugged driving deterrence and provide the greatest safety for officers and the public.


• 651 Vehicles Screened

• 1 DUI-Alcohol suspects arrested

• 1 DUI-Drug impaired suspects arrested

• 19 Drivers cited/arrested for operating a vehicle unlicensed or while suspended/revoked

• 17 Citations issued

• 1 Suspect arrested for a felony arrest warrant

• 1 Suspect arrested for drug possession

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 Riverside Police Department will be conducting another DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint and several DUI Saturation Patrols in the near future in our ongoing commitment to lowering deaths and injuries upon our streets and highways.

This 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-

Press Release Provided By the Riverside Police Department