Elk Grove Police to Conduct Saturday Night DUI Checkpoint

January 2, 2016 |

The Elk Grove Police Department will conduct its first DUI License checkpoint of 2016 tonight.

The checkpoint will be held between 7 p.m. tonight and 3 a.m tomorrow morning at an undisclosed location within the city limits. 

The checkpoint will focus on removing impaired and unlicensed drivers from the roadways. The public is encouraged to call the Elk Grove Police Department at (916) 714-5111 (emergency line) or 911 if they observe a suspected impaired driver. 

Funding for the sobriety checkpoint is provided through a Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) Grant that was made available by the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For additional information, please contact Sergeant Dan Schnepple at (916) 478-8116.

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