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CHP to conduct DUI, driver's license checkpoint this Saturday

Posted at 6:33 PM, May 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-09 21:33:57-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The California Highway Patrol will be conducting a DUI and driver's license checkpoint in Kern County this Saturday, according to a news release.

CHP says the scheduled checkpoint will take place "somewhere within the unincorporated area of Kern County" on May 11 between 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. During these hours officials will be looking for signs of alcohol and/or drug impairment and checking drivers for proper licensing.

In the news release, Captain Loetscher said:

Our objective is to send a clear message to those individuals that consider mixing alcohol or drugs and driving. The CHP will be keeping a close eye out for you.