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Tuesday, April 28, 2015

CALIFORNIA - DUI checkpoint in Poway Friday evening

Emily Sorensen

Checkpoint is on Poway and Oak Knoll Roads heading into Poway as of 9:00PM

Deputies from the the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department's Poway station will be holding a DUI checkpoint from 7 p.m. Friday to 3 a.m. Saturday in Poway.
The purposes of the checkpoint are to educate the public about dangers of driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol, to serve as a deterrent to potentially impaired drivers and to provide the important service of promoting public safety, according to a press release from the San Diego Sheriff's Department.
The deputies will be focusing on apprehending people operating motor vehicles while intoxicated and/or under the influence of drugs, driving while unlicensed, or driving with a suspended or revoked license.
This checkpoint is funded by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety. The California Office of Traffic Safety joins the San Diego County Sheriff's Department in urging the public to call 911 to report drunk drivers.