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Posted on: August 29, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE ~ 2 Arrested & 18 Cited at City of Irwindale DUI Checkpoint

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 August 30, 2022                                                                      

Irwindale, Calif. – On Sunday, August 28th, one (1) person was arrested for DUI and 18 citations were issued at a DUI checkpoint conducted by the Irwindale Police Department.

The DUI checkpoint was held on Irwindale Avenue, south of Jardin de Roca, from 6:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.

Eighteen (18) drivers were cited for operating a vehicle unlicensed, driving with a suspended/revoked license or other vehicle code violations. A total of 1,574 vehicles were contacted. One (1) additional person was arrested for an outstanding arrest warrant.

DUI checkpoint locations are determined based on reported incidents of impaired driving-related crashes. The primary purpose of DUI checkpoints are to promote public safety by taking suspected impaired drivers off roads.

Additional DUI checkpoint will be held in the city of Irwindale in the future and will be announced in advance via Media Release and on our social media sites.

Funding for this program was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

View a printable version of our MEDIA RELEASE

Contact: Sergeant Rudy Gatto, PIO, rgatto@irwindaleca.gov

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