There will be a DUI checkpoint this weekend in Solano County. The City of Fairfield Police Department will be conducting the Drunk Driving and Drivers License Checkpoint on on Sunday, December 20, 2015.
Fairfield PD’s Traffic Unit will be running the checkpoint between 6 p.m. and midnight. Police have not disclosed the location where the operation will be conducted. However, the location of a checkpoint must be legally based on collision statistics and frequency of DUI arrests under the current state of the law.
San Francisco Bay Area Police Officers must adhere to a several judicially mandated requirements in order to legally justify the presence of a checkpoint under the 4th Amendment to the United States Constitution. Otherwise, the presences of a checkpoint may be found to be in violation of every citizen’s right to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures.
A conviction for a first drunk driving offense in Marin County or Solano County can result in punishment including probation, fines, a DUI school and up to 6 months in jail under the California Vehicle Code. Drivers with multiple offenses for driving under the influence face even greater punishment. Whether arrested for DUI in San Anselmo, San Rafael, Fairfield, or Novato, you need to call an experienced aggressive driving under the influence attorney for help.
For more information about driving under the influence charges, suspended license charges and traffic tickets in San Rafael, Marin County and throughout the greater Bay Area, or for a free consultation, call Marin County DUI attorney John Stanko at 415-755-8899, or toll free at 1-877-204-8900.