Police DUI, License Checkpoint This Friday Night in Elk Grove

September 15, 2016 |

The Elk Grove Police Department has announced it will conduct a DUI and drivers license checkpoint on the evening of Friday, September 16 in Elk Grove. The checkpoint will be held at an undisclosed spot in city limits between 7 p.m. Friday and 3 a.m. Saturday.

The checkpoint will focus on removing impaired drivers, as well as unlicensed drivers from the roadways. Educational materials covering the dangers of driving under the influence will also be handed out to motorists. 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 David Monti at (916) 478-8126.

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