Garden Grove Police Hold DUI Checkpoint Tonight, With More on the Way

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The first of four DUI/drivers license checkpoints conducted by the Garden Grove Police Department is tonight at 13201 Magnolia St.

The
operation begins at 9 p.m. and continues until 3 a.m. Saturday.

The goal, says the department, is to reduce the number of people killed and injured in alcohol-involved crashes by removing offenders from the streets and educating everyone else about the dangers of impaired driving.
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The
other upcoming checkpoints are:

  • 9 p.m. Saturday to 3 a.m. Sunday at Garden Grove Boulevard and Yockey Street.
  • 9 p.m. Dec. 10 to 3 a.m. Dec. 11
    at 12761 Euclid St.
  • 9 p.m. Dec. 10 to 3 a.m. Dec. 11
    at 12555 Valley View St.

Traffic
volume and weather permitting, all vehicles may be checked and
drivers who are under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs will be
arrested, warns GGPD, which encourages the public to call 9-1-1 if suspected impaired drivers are seen on the road.

Funding
for the operation is provided by a grant from the California Office
of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety
Administration.

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