Fairfield DUI-license checkpoint sweeps up 12
FAIRFIELD — A police checkpoint conducted over the weekend snared one suspected drunken driver and 11 others suspected of driving without a license or with a suspended or revoked license.
Fairfield police conducted the checkpoint from 8 p.m. Friday to 1 a.m. Saturday on the 2200 block of North Texas Street.
Officers screened 560 vehicles, according to a Monday news release announcing the results.
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This version correct the start time of the checkpoint.
Glen Faison joined the Daily Republic as managing editor in September 2009. He has worked as a reporter and editor for daily and weekly newspapers in the San Joaquin Valley for 20-plus years. His experience includes time as editor of the Golden Eagle, a military paper serving the Lemoore Naval Air Station. He graduated from Fresno State University with a bachelor's degree in journalism and bleeds Bulldogs red. He is an avid Washington Redskins fan, and attended the 1988 NFC Championship Game against the Minnesota Vikings at RFK Stadium. He married his wife, Jill, in 2005, and has three children: Courtni, Tyler and Hayli.