DUI checkpoint Friday

DOWNEY - The Downey Police Department is planning to conduct a DUI and driver's license checkpoint at an undisclosed location in Downey this Friday, June 22, from 8 p.m. to 3 a.m.Officers will be checking for driver's licenses and signs of intoxication. Drivers caught driving impaired can expect jail, license suspensions and insurances increases, along with fines and fees that can exceed $10,000, authorities said. "Over the course of the past three years, there have been 327 DUI related traffic collisions in the city of Downey," said Sgt. Scott Loughner of the Downey Police Department. "These DUI traffic collisions have claimed three lives and resulted in 53 injury crashes harming 192 of our friends and neighbors."

********** Published: June 21, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 10