Sobriety Checkpoint September 2017

Sobriety Checkpoint September 2017

Posted: 08/29/2017


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 29, 2017  

ELK GROVE PD TO CONDUCT SOBRIETY CHECKPOINT

ELK GROVE, CA – The Elk Grove Police Department will be conducting a Sobriety/Driver's License checkpoint on Friday, September 1, 2017 at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m.

The checkpoint will focus on removing impaired drivers, as well as unlicensed drivers from the roadways.  Educational materials covering the dangers of driving under the influence will also be handed out to motorists.  The public is encouraged to call the Elk Grove Police Department at (916) 714-5111 (emergency line) or 911 if they observe a suspected impaired driver.

Funding for the sobriety checkpoint is provided through a Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) Grant that was made available by the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.  For additional information, please contact Sergeant Jason Bolfango at (916) 478-8023.

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