Contact: Sergeant Jon Enos (760) 202-2415, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Type of Case: DUI/Driver License Checkpoint
Date/Time: December 21, 2021
Location of Occurrence: Date Palm Drive & Victoria Drive, Cathedral City
DUI/DRIVER LICENSE CHECKPOINT
On December 18th, 2021, between the hours of 7:00 p.m. – 3:00 a.m. the Cathedral City Police Department conducted a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint at Date Palm Drive & Victoria Drive.
During the course of the checkpoint, 813 vehicles passed through the location, with 162 drivers screened; 9 citations were issued, and one driver was arrested for driving under the influence.
Citations are broken down as follows: 8 drivers cited for not having a license. 1 driver was cited for driving on a suspended license. 1 driver was cited for driving under the influence.
Drivers charged with a first-time DUI face an average of $13,500 in fines and penalties, as well as a suspended license.
Funding for this checkpoint is provided to Cathedral City Police Department by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.