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The Bakersfield Police Department is holding a DUI/License checkpoint Friday night

Posted at 9:41 AM, Jan 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-24 13:42:12-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Bakersfield Police Department is cracking down on motorists driving under the influence Friday night.

BPD will be holding a DUI and License checkpoint at an undisclosed location between 6 p.m. and Midnight. During that time, officers will be looking for signs of driver under the influence of alcohol or drugs, including marijuana.

Funding for the operation comes through a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety.

If you suspect a driver is under the influence, you can report it to BPD at 661-327-7111.