Police Nab One DUI Suspect at Checkpoint

By On December 22, 2014

On Friday, December 19, the Burbank Police Department Traffic Bureau conducted a DUI Checkpoint on Glenoaks Boulevard at Magnolia Boulevard in the City of Burbank. A grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration funded the checkpoint.

(Photo by Ross A. Benson)

(Photo by Ross A. Benson)

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

(Photo by Ross A. Benson)

(Photo by Ross A. Benson)

  • 764 vehicles passed through the checkpoint
  • 749 drivers were screened for signs of driving under the influence
  • 3 drivers were detained for the administration of Standardized Field Sobriety Tests
  • 1 driver was arrested for driving under the influence
  • 6 citations were issued to unlicensed drivers
  • 1 vehicle was impounded
  • 7 drivers were cited for moving violations and equipment violations
  • 34 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)