Chino: DUI Checkpoint Yields 9 Arrests

City of Chino

Chino – The Chino Police Department successfully concluded a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint during the early hours of Sat., Aug. 23, resulting in nine arrests. Two subjects were arrested for DUI, three were arrested for drug related charges and four were arrested for outstanding warrants. Twenty-five citations were also issued for various offenses including 18 citations for unlicensed/suspended drivers. A total of 5 vehicles were impounded.

The checkpoint was part of the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign funded by the State of California, Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. It took place from approximately 8:00 p.m. Friday, to 3:00 a.m. Saturday morning, in the 11600 block of Central Avenue.

The purpose of this type of checkpoint is to educate the public, arrest impaired drivers who are operating vehicles while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, cite unlicensed drivers, and to reduce the number of victims killed or injured in alcohol-related collisions.

The Chino Police Department encourages people to call 911 to report suspected drunk drivers.