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The San Rafael police department conducted a DUI and driver’s license checkpoint on Friday, September 30, 2016.  The checkpoint ran from 6 p.m. to midnight at the intersection of Lincoln and Grand avenues.  Ask the conclusion one this drunk driving enforcement the police had cited only five unlicensed drivers and arrested on person for an outstanding warrant.   No DUI arrests were made.

The Marin County checkpoint was funded by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety.

drinking and driving conviction for a first offense in Marin County or elsewhere in the San Francisco Bay Area 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 DUI offenses for driving under the influence face even greater punishment. Whether arrested for DUI in Dixon, Vacaville, Fairfield, Vallejo, or Benicia, you need to call an experienced aggressive driving under the influence attorney for help.

The San Rafael Police Department will be holding a Drunk Driving and driver’s license checkpoint tonight from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the intersection of Lincoln Avenue and Grand Avenue.  Marin County police agencies believe that DUI checkpoints have a deterrent effect in reducing the number of propel killed or injured in alcohol or drug involved accidents.

Tonights Drunk Diving checkpoint and all checkpoints are conducted at locations chosen based on collision statistics and the frequency of driving under the influence arrests.  San Rafael Police Officers state that such locations afford then the best opportunity for achieving drunk and drugged driving deterrence.

Police departments throughout California believe that DUI Checkpoints, along with regularly scheduled high visibility DUI enforcement, are proven strategies with the goal of removing drunk drivers from our highways. In Marin County, the Marin Avoid the 13 multi agency DUI task force, and Police Departments throughout the San Francisco Bay Area hold DUI checkpoints and conduct roving patrols to deter DUI drivers and to keep unlicensed drivers off the streets.

Marin County drivers arrest tonight for driving while impaired face possible jail time, fines, fees, DUI classes, and additional expenses that can sometimes exceed $10,000.
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On August 20, 2016, City of Vallejo Police Officers conducted a six-hour long DUI and driver’s license checkpoint.  The checkpoint was held at the intersection of Sonoma Boulevard and Solano Avenue.  At the conclusion of the California Office of Traffic Safety funded drunk driving enforcement the Vallejo Police Department had arrested three drivers for suspicion of drunk driving.

The Vallejo Police Officers also reported that fifteen vehicles were impounded after drivers were found to have been driving with a suspended or revoked driver’s license.  Driving with a suspended license can result in probation, fines and possible jail time depending on why the persons license is suspended and whether he or she can clear the suspension and obtain a clear license.  A DUI and driver’s license suspension attorney can often get suspended license charges reduced if the driver can get their license.

drinking and driving conviction for a first offense in Solano County, Napa, or elsewhere in the Bay Area 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 Vallejo, Benicia, Fairfield, American Canyon, Napa, or San Rafael, you need to call an experienced aggressive driving under the influence attorney for help.

On Friday, May 27, 2016, the Avoid the Marin 13, Marin County’s multi agency DUI task force conducted a drunk driving checkpoint in Novato.  The checkpoint ran from 6:00 p.m. to midnight and resulted in two drunk driving arrests.  One other driver was arrested for possession narcotics and twenty two other drivers were issued citations for diving on a suspended license and/or various other traffic ticket moving violations.

drinking and driving conviction for a first offense in Marin County or elsewhere in the Bay Area 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 Novato, Mill Valley, Fairfax, or San Rafael, 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.

 

The Marin County DUI task force, Avoid the 13, will be holding a Drunk Driving and driver’s license checkpoint and conducing DUI saturation patrols throughout the county this Memorial Day weekend.  Marin County police officers will be targeting drunk or drugged drivers over the Holiday.

The DUI Task Force will conduct a checkpoint on Friday, May 27, 2016, in Novato and will send out roving saturation patrols throughout Marin County from Friday, May 27, 2016, through Monday, May 30th.  Also, the California Highway Patrol will be deploying all available officers over the Memorial Day Holiday as part of their Maximum Enforcement Period.

Police departments throughout California believe that DUI Checkpoints, along with regularly scheduled high visibility DUI enforcement, are proven strategies with the goal of removing drunk drivers from our highways. In Marin County, the Marin Avoid the 13 multi agency DUI task force, and Police Departments throughout the San Francisco Bay Area hold DUI checkpoints and conduct roving patrols to deter DUI drivers and to keep unlicensed drivers off the streets.
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San Rafael Police officers along with officers from the Marin AVOID the 13 DUI task force held two DUI and driver’s license checkpoints on Friday night February 5, 2016.  Both of those checkpoints resulted in a total of two driver’s being arrested for suspicion of drunk driving.

drinking and driving conviction for a first offense in Marin County can result in punishment including 3 to 5 years of probation, fines, mandatory attendance at a DUI school and up to 6 months in jail under the California Vehicle Code. Marin County drivers with multiple offenses for drunk driving face even greater punishment.  Whether arrested for DUI in Fairfax, Mill Valley, San Rafael, 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.

In the City of Concord police officers made three aclohol related arrests between 9:00 p.m. Saturday, December 26 and 3:00 a.m. on Sunday, December 27, 2015.  Officers stopped 50 cars and conducted 16 drunk driving investigations. In addition to the three drivers arrested for DUI, four people were cited for driving without a license, or driving on a suspended license.

A drinking and driving conviction for a first offense in Contra Costa County, Marin County or elsewhere in the Bay Area 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 Concord, Vallejo, San Rafael, 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.

On December 18, 22015, the Marin County Probation Department conducted several unannounced probation searches on residences of probationers with long histories of drunk driving.  Of the 25 searches conducted officers found only one person in violation of court orders.

Probation officers, acting as part of National Impaired Driving Prevention Month, along with officers from the Novato Police Department, searched homes in unincorporated areas of Marin, Novato, San Rafael, Fairfax, San Anselmo and Sausalito.   Oe Probation Officer said the searches were based in part on whether the DUI probationers were considered to be dangerous to the community should they drink alcohol and have access to a vehicle.

If a person is convicted of a multiple offense DUI in Marin County they could be placed on probation with terms that they not consume or possess alcohol.  In addition, any DUI arrest can result in the administrative suspicion of a drivers privilege to drive by the California DMV.

The San Rafael Police Department has announced that Marin County law enforcement officers, as part of the national Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement campaign, are set to deploy DUI Checkpoints and DUI Saturation Patrols during the upcoming 17 day Holiday DUI Enforcement Campaign.

San Rafael Police and all law enforcement agencies operating under the Marin County Avoid DUI Task Force, will be actively searching for and arresting drunk drivers from December 18, 2015, to January 3, 2016.

The Avoid Task Force will be conducting two Drunk Driving/Driver’s License Checkpoints and multiple DUI saturation Patrols. during he Holidays.  A DUI checkpoint will be run in the City of Novato this Friday, December 18, 2015 and the Task force will be conducing roving drunk driving patrols throughout Marin County on December 19, 21, 22, 23, 27, 30, and 31, 2015.  In addition, there will be a DUI and driver’s license checkpoint in the City of San Rafael on Saturday, January 2, 2016.

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.