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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
blindelof@sacbee.com
@Lindelofnews

Cathy Locke
clocke@sacbee.com

Andy Furillo
Superior Court
afurillo@sacbee.com
@andyfurillo

Denny Walsh
Federal Court
dwalsh@sacbee.com

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