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Santa Rosa Police Department
Saturday December 31st, 2016 :: 01:31 a.m. PST

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December 30th, SRPD Checkpoint Results

For Immediate Release: Contact:
December 31st, 2016 Sgt. Summer Black
(707) 543-3636
sblack@srcity.org

Results of Santa Rosa DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

Santa Rosa, CA – The Santa Rosa Police Department Traffic Unit conducted a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, December 31st 2016, in Santa Rosa between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 1:30 a.m. The checkpoint was located on Stony Point Road near Stony Circle. Checkpoints are placed in locations that have the greatest opportunity for achieving drunk and drugged driving deterrence and provide the greatest safety for officers and the public.

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoints have been shown to lower DUI deaths and injuries. A major component of these checkpoints are the deterrent effects it has on those who might drive drunk or drugged impaired, bringing about more awareness and encouraging everyone to use sober designated drivers.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), checkpoints have provided the most effective documented results of any of the DUI enforcement strategies, while also yielding considerable cost savings of $6 for every $1 spent. Ninety Percent of California drivers approve of checkpoints.

Listed below is the statistical information for this checkpoint:
710 Vehicles Screened
1 DUI-Alcohol/Drugs suspect arrested
0 DUI-Drug impaired suspects arrested
0 Suspects arrested for illegal drugs
30 Drivers cited/arrested for operating a vehicle unlicensed or while suspended/revoked
2 Arrested on outstanding warrants
1 Citation issued for miscellaneous Vehicle Code violations
0 Felony Arrests

The suspect arrested for DUI-Alcohol was identified as:

David Campos, a 32-year-old resident of Santa Rosa Ca.

The Santa Rosa Police Department will be conducting DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoints and DUI saturation patrols regularly in our ongoing commitment to lowering deaths and injuries upon our streets and highways.

The checkpoint was funded by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Report Drunk Drivers – Call 9-1-1!

Address/Location
Santa Rosa Police Department
965 Sonoma Ave
Santa Rosa, CA 95404

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 707-543-3600

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