Sacto 9-1-1
January 25, 2013
Drunk driver checkpoint scheduled for Natomas

A drunk driver checkpoint will be in place tonight in Natomas.

Sacramento police will be conducting the checkpoint on Truxel Road near Bannon Creek Drive beginning at 8 p.m. and continuing for about six hours.

Officers will be looking for drivers impaired by alcohol or drugs. They will also checking to see if drivers have a valid license.

The goal of the checkpoint is to "promote public safety, increase awareness of the dangers associated with drinking and driving and serve as a deterrent to potential impaired and unlicensed drivers," according to a police press release.

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