DATE OF INCIDENT: April 3rd, 2015.
TYPE OF INCIDENT: DUI / Drivers License CHECKPOINT and DUI Saturation Patrol.
LOCATION OCCURED: City of Ridgecrest.
The Ridgecrest Police Department announced today that a DUI/ Drivers License Checkpoint and DUI Saturation Patrol are scheduled for the 3rd of April between the hours of 07:00 PM and 03:00 AM in the City of Ridgecrest.
The Ridgecrest Police Department considers the use of DUI/ DL Checkpoints and DUI Saturation Patrols effective in detecting and removing impaired drivers from the road. The Checkpoint and Saturation Patrol are funded by a grant from the Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
If you’re going to drink, do not drive. And equally important, don’t get into a vehicle with a driver who has been drinking. Plan ahead and designate a non-drinking driver.
“Report Drunk Drivers. Call 911”
RON STRAND Chief of Police
Prepared by: Sergeant Mike Myers
Ridgecrest PD Traffic Division
March 25, 2015