Five Arrested at Burbank Police DUI Checkpoint

By On June 10, 2014

(Photo by Ross A. Benson)

(Photo by Ross A. Benson)

On Saturday, June 7, the Burbank Police Department Traffic Bureau conducted a DUI Checkpoint on Olive Avenue at Pass Avenue in the City of Burbank. A grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration funded the checkpoint.

The checkpoint was operational from 9:00 p.m. to 2:30 a.m., and resulted in the following actions:

  • (Photo by Ross A. Benson)

    (Photo by Ross A. Benson)

    1297 vehicles passed through the checkpoint

  • 1278 drivers were screened for signs of driving under the influence
  • 26 drivers were detained for the administration of Standardized Field Sobriety Tests
  • 3 drivers were arrested for driving under the influence
  • 1 driver was arrested for an outstanding warrant
  • 1 driver was arrested on a narcotic related charge
  • 9 citations were issued to unlicensed drivers
  • 3 citations were issued for driving with a suspended license
  • 4 vehicles were impounded
  • 19 warnings were issued
(Photo by Ross A. Benson)

(Photo by Ross A. Benson)

The purpose of this operation was to raise awareness about the dangers of driving under the influence, to serve as a deterrent to driving while impaired, and to reduce the number of persons killed or seriously injured in alcohol-related traffic collisions.

(Photo by Ross A. Benson)

(Photo by Ross A. Benson)

(Photo by Ross A. Benson)

(Photo by Ross A. Benson)