Glenn County DUI Checkpoint Press Releases

Glenn County DUI Checkpoints - Labor Day Weekend

The Summer/Labor Day National Anti-DUI crackdown has resulted in a significant number of DUI arrests from local routine traffic enforcement and special Avoid the 5 DUI deployments over the last (13) days in Glenn County.

From 12:01 AM Friday August 19, 2011 through Midnight Wednesday August 31, 2011 officers representing 5 Glenn County law enforcement agencies have arrested 19 individuals for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. In 2010 12 DUI arrests occurred during the entire campaign.

For the Labor Day Holiday weekend, extra DUI Saturation Patrols will be deployed in the cities of Willows and Orland The Avoid the 5 will be having a DUI/DL checkpoint on Monday September 5 at 1800hrs in Hamilton city. All regularly scheduled traffic and patrol officers will focus efforts at stopping and arresting DUI drivers during their normal shifts. The CHP will be deploying all available officers onto freeways and county roads during their Maximum Enforcement Period this weekend beginning 6:00 PM Friday. Multiple/DUI Driver's License Checkpoints, Multi Agency DUI Task Force operations and local Roving DUI patrols are set region wide during 18 day Summer/Labor Day Campaign.

Police, Sheriff and the CHP encourage all motorists to help make your community safer: Report Drunk Drivers - Call 911. Funding for this program is provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

DUI arrest data collection will continue through Labor Day midnight Monday, September 5, 2011.

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