LOMPOC P.D. DUI CHECKPOINT RESULTS
LOMPOC- August 30th, 2009
The Lompoc Police Department is dedicated to keeping our roadways safe through both enforcement and education. On Friday August 28th and 29th, 2009 the Lompoc Police Department conducted a DUI / Drivers License checkpoint in the
1100 block of north “H” Street and the 1700 block of east Ocean Avenue. . The purpose of the checkpoint was not only to detect and arrest drivers under the influence of alcohol / drugs, but also locate drivers who were unlicensed, as well as remind everyone of the dangers of impaired driving.
The following charges/arrests were made during the checkpoint:
Aug 28 Aug 29 Total
Driving without a drivers license arrest 5 6 11
Driving on a suspended license arrest 2 4 6
D.U.I. evaluations 11 13 24
Vehicles impounded/towed for a 30-day hold 5 6 11
Vehicles impounded/towed for a 1-day hold 4 4 8
Warrant arrests 2 1 3
Lying to an officer 0 1 1
Miscellaneous citations 3 2 5
Vehicles passing thru the checkpoint 1175 950 2125
Funding for this DUI checkpoint was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.