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S.P.D. To Establish DUI Checkpoint

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Sonora, CA — Six o´clock Friday evening is the official start of the Labor Day weekend and a number of law enforcement agencies will be on the lookout for those who are driving-under-the-influence.

As part of the state Office of Traffic Safety´s weekend crackdown on drunk drivers, the Sonora Police Department, with an assist from the Jamestown office of the Highway Patrol, will establish a checkpoint from 8pm until 2am Saturday.

The theme of the weekend throughout the state; “Over the Limit, Under Arrest.” The penalty for a first time DUI offense is approximately $10,000.

Written by Bill Johnson