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Citrus Heights police screen 800-plus during DUI checkpoint

Published: Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 - 9:19 am

The Citrus Heights Police Department released statistics Thursday from a DUI checkpoint conducted on Aug. 1 that screened more than 800 cars.

The checkpoint to catch drunk, drugged or unlicensed drivers was set up at Greenback Lane and Birdcage Street between 8 p.m. and 2 a.m.

Results of the checkpoint:

• 820 vehicles screened

• 2 motorists suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol arrested

• 0 motorists found driving drugged

• 6 drivers cited for operating a vehicle while unlicensed or while have a revoked or suspended license

The department plans to conduct another DUI checkpoint later in the month.

Call The Bee’s Bill Lindelof, (916) 321-1079.

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