Receive alerts from your local agencies
...or text your ZIP CODE to 888777 for mobile alerts

Full Notification

Ventura County Sheriff's Office
Friday February 16th, 2024 :: 10:09 a.m. PST


Camarillo Driver’s License / DUI Checkpoint

Nature of Incident: Driver’s License / DUI Checkpoint
Location: Camarillo, CA
Date & Time: March 1, 2024
Unit(s) Responsible: Camarillo Police Department- Traffic Bureau


The Camarillo Police Department, Traffic Bureau will hold a DUI Checkpoint on March 1, 2024 from 6:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. at an undisclosed location within Camarillo City limits.
DUI checkpoint locations are determined based on data showing incidents of impaired driving-related crashes. The primary purpose of DUI checkpoints is to promote public safety by taking suspected impaired drivers off the road.
“Impaired drivers put others on the road at significant risk,” Captain Matthew Young said. “Any prevention measures that reduce the number of impaired drivers on our roads significantly improves traffic safety.”
The Camarillo Police Department reminds the public that impaired driving is not just from alcohol. Some prescription medications and over-the-counter drugs may interfere with driving. While medicinal and recreational marijuana are legal, driving under the influence of marijuana is illegal.
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 program was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Prepared by: Sergeant Daniel Gonzales  
News Release Date: February 16, 2024  
Media Follow-Up Contact: Sergeant Daniel Gonzales
(805) 388-5132
[email protected]
Approved by:
Captain Jason B. Hendren

Ventura County Sheriff's Office
800 S Victoria Ave
Ventura, CA 93003

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 805-654-9511

Navigate & Discover