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Sacramento police plan DUI checkpoint on Marysville Boulevard

Sacramento Police set up a DUI checkpoint at 5th and L streets near Downtown Plaza in August.
Sacramento Police set up a DUI checkpoint at 5th and L streets near Downtown Plaza in August. Stuart Leavenworth

Sacramento police will be checking drivers for sobriety and driver’s licenses Friday evening on Marysville Boulevard near Harris Avenue, officials said.

The checkpoint will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Del Paso Heights neighborhood and continue for five to seven hours, police said in a written statement.

Police will check drivers for signs of alcohol or drug impairment and proper licensing. Motorists arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence face jail time, fines, fees, DUI classes and other expenses than can total more than $10,000, officials said.

Call The Bee’s Robert D. Dávila, (916) 321-1077. Follow him on Twitter @Bob_Davila.

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