The Concord Police Department conducted a DUI Checkpoint on Saturday, December 21, 2013 from 10:30 p.m. to 3:30 a.m., as part of The City of Concord’s commitment to public safety.
The following information is from the Concord Police Department:
The location of Saturday’s checkpoint was on Concord Avenue between Bonifacio Street and Market Street. The goal of the DUI Checkpoint was to bring awareness to the public of the dangers of driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol and remove impaired drivers from the roadway, according to CPD.
The results of the DUI Checkpoint were as follows:
- 573 Vehicles passed through the checkpoint
- 573 Drivers Screened at the checkpoint
- 5 DUI Suspects Arrested
- 1 arrest for drug possession
- 12 Field sobriety tests conducted
These enforcement efforts were funded by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
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