SUISUN CITY — One suspected drunken driver was arrested during the city’s DUI and driver’s license checkpoint that kicked of the Labor Day weekend Friday night.
Nearly 400 vehicles passed through the checkpoint from 9:30 p.m. Friday to 2:45 a.m. Saturday, according to information released Saturday by police. Nearly 300 vehicles were screened.
Specific checkpoint results, as reported by police, include:
A similar checkpoint is planned from 8 p.m. Sunday to 2 a.m. Monday at an undisclosed location in Fairfield. It will screen drivers for either alcohol or drug use, and to ensure proper licensing. Specially trained officers will screen for suspected drug use, when those officers are available.
Funding for the checkpoints in Suisun City and Fairfield comes from grants from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Police encourage people who see suspected drunken drivers to call 911.
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