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Santa Maria Police Department
Wednesday May 31st, 2023 :: 08:02 a.m. PDT


Santa Maria Police Department DUI & License Checkpoint

The Santa Maria Police Department arrested 1 driver on suspicion of DUI while conducting a DUI Checkpoint, May 27th,2023. The checkpoint was held at the 500 block of East Main Street from 6:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.

We are committed to taking impaired drivers off the road,driving under the influence is not only dangerous, but also has major consequences.

1 drivers were cited for operating a vehicle unlicensed or with a suspended/revoked license, 141 vehicles were screened, and no drivers were arrested for other criminal charges.

Drivers charged with a first-time DUI face an average of $13,500 in fines and penalties, as well as a suspended license.

The Santa Maria Police Department will hold additional  DUI/Driver’s License checkpoints in the upcoming months.

Funding for this checkpoint was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Santa Maria Police Department
1111 W Betteravia Rd
Santa Maria, CA 93455

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 805-928-3781

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