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Bakersfield Police holding DUI/Driver's License checkpoint on Saturday

Posted at 8:39 PM, May 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-20 23:39:35-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Bakersfield Police will be conducting a DUI/Driver's License checkpoint on Saturday, May 25 at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Officers will be looking for signs of alcohol and/or drug impairment with officers checking drivers for proper licensing while delaying motorists only momentarily.

Drivers caught driving impaired can expect the impact of a DUI arrest to include jail time, fines, fees, DUI classes and other expenses that could exceed $10,000.