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Bakersfield Police Department holding DUI checkpoint

BPD: Will take place between 6 p.m. and 2 a.m.
Posted at 1:11 PM, Jun 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-14 16:11:04-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Tonight (June 14) the Bakersfield Police Department will be conducting a DUI and driver's license checkpoint.

The checkpoint will be held at an undisclosed location within city limits between 6 p.m. and 2 a.m. Officers will be looking for signs of alcohol and drug impairment along with checking drivers for proper licensing.

Over the past three years DUI collisions have claimed 26 lives in Bakersfield and have caused 487 injury crashes and injured 682