Santa Monica Police Checkpoint Nets Two DUI Arrests
Posted Sep. 17, 2012, 2:19 am
Brenton Garen / Editor-in-Chief
Santa Monica police held a DUI/Driver's License checkpoint on Friday night that netted two drunk driver arrests.
Friday's checkpoint was held in the westbound lanes of the 2900 Block of Wilshire Boulevard.
A total of 1405 vehicles drove through the check point which resulted in the following:
* Vehicles screened: 441
* SFST administered: 46
* DUI Arrest: 2
* Felony Arrest: 3 (1 No Bail Warrant, 1 Drug Possession and 1 Weapons possession)
* Vehicle Impounds: 5
* Drug Arrests: 3 (1 Possession of cocaine, 2 possession of marijuana)
* Suspended Revoked: 1
* Unlicensed Drivers: 5
* Warrant Arrest: 1
* All other cites: 14 (Misc. traffic violations)
Funding for this program was provided by a grant from the Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.