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Citrus Heights police screen 800-plus during DUI checkpoint

08/07/2014 9:19 AM

08/07/2014 9:21 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.

Sacto 911 Staff

Bill Lindelof

Cathy Locke

Andy Furillo
Superior Court

Denny Walsh
Federal Court

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