Santa Rosa police officers arrested three drivers suspected of driving under the influence on Saturday, February 23, 2013. That DUI enforcement was one of the periodic checkpoints set up in Santa Rosa to catch impaired drivers and check drivers’ licenses.
Approximately 850 cars went through the DUI checkpoint and police officers issued 32 traffic citations. Among those cited, 22 people were arrested for being unlicensed drivers and 8 drivers were arrested for driving on a suspended license.
A conviction for a first drunk driving offense in California 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 Rafael, Petaluma, Vallejo, or Oakland, 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, Santa Rosa and throughout the San Francisco 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.