Wednesday, 08 February 2023

CHP reports on DUI checkpoint

CLEARLAKE – California Highway Patrol officers screen hundreds of vehicles and made eight arrests at a checkpoint to look for drivers under the influence of alcohol Saturday night.


CHP and Clearlake Police held the checkpoint on Highway 53 north of Dam Road, between 6 p.m. Saturday and 2 a.m. Sunday, according to Officer Adam Garcia.


Garcia said officers screen 299 vehicles and gave 17 sobriety tests. They issued 21 citations and impounded seven vehicles.


CHP arrested four drivers for DUI, said Garcia, and made four other arrests, one for a warrant, two for possession of marijuana and one for public intoxication.


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