Out of 2,000 vehicles screened at a DUI checkpoint in Yountville Sunday night, four motorists were jailed for driving under the influence, according to an announcement from Napa Police Sgt. Paul Paniagua:
The in conjunction with officers from , and , conducted a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on Sunday, September 2, 2012 as part of Napa County’s AVOID the 9 campaign for public safety.
This checkpoint was one of many that have been or will be conducted throughout the year in the County of Napa. The location of Sunday’s checkpoint was on SR29 at Washington St in Yountville.
The goal of the DUI Checkpoint is removing impaired drivers and to bring awareness to the public of the dangers of driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol.
2000+ Vehicles Screened
4 DUI Suspects Arrested
8 Citations issued
4 Unlicensed and Suspended Drivers Sent to Court
The checkpoint was funded by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Source: Napa Police Department.
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