The first sobriety checkpoint held in Sacramento County as part of the state’s Holiday DUI Enforcement Campaign ended early this morning with no drivers arrested for DUI, the Citrus Heights Police Department reported.
Law enforcement agencies statewide are holding over 230 checkpoints and ramping up DUI task force operations this holiday season with grant funding from the California Office of Traffic Safety.
Last night’s checkpoint was held from 7:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. at San Juan Avenue and Madison Avenue.
Citrus Heights police reported that 1,217 vehicles drove through the checkpoint, 8 vehicles were towed, no drivers were arrested for DUI, and 28 citations were issued, according to a release.
Citrus Heights police are coordinating task force operations in Sacramento County for the DUI Enforcement Campaign.
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