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Citrus Heights Police Department
Tuesday March 22nd, 2011 :: 06:56 p.m. PDT


DUI / Drivers License Checkpoint


The Citrus Heights Police Department will be conducting a DUI / Drivers License Checkpoint on Friday, March 25th, 2011, 6:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m., on Greenback Ln. east of Birdcage St..

The checkpoint is one in a series that are being funded by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The primary goal of the grant is to attack DUI drivers in Citrus Heights using a high-intensity strike–team format, thereby reducing the number of DUI-related deaths and injuries.

Officers will be checking drivers for signs of impairment and for possessing a valid driver’s license. The vehicles of drivers without a valid driver’s license are subject to tow.

Motorists are reminded to utilize a designated driver and to not drink and drive.

Citrus Heights police have investigated collisions in this area wherein alcohol has been a factor, thus increased education and enforcement are needed in this general area.

Anyone with questions regarding this operation may contact Lt. Mackanin at (916) 727-5500.

Citrus Heights Police Department
6315 Fountain Square Dr
Citrus Heights, CA 95621

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 916-727-5500

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