Elk Grove Police announces DUI checkpoint

(FOX40.COM) — The Elk Grove Police Department said it will be conducting a sobriety/driver’s license checkpoint on Friday.

The checkpoint will take place at an undisclosed location within city limits from 7 p.m. to 3 a.m., police said.

“The checkpoint will focus on removing impaired drivers, as well as unlicensed drivers from the roadways,” police said in a press release. “Educational materials covering the dangers of driving under the influence will also be handed out to motorists.”

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Funding for the checkpoint is provided through a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, police said.

Anyone who observes an impaired driver is urged to call 911 or the Elk Grove Police non-emergency line at 916-714-5111.

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