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Members of the Orange County Sheriff’s DUI Enforcement Team will hold a DUI and driver’s license checkpoint this week in Dana Point.
The checkpoint will be begin on Friday, June 2 at 7 p.m. and continue until Saturday, June 3 at 3 a.m.
According to OCSD, the effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven resource in reducing the number of people killed and injured in alcohol or drug involved crashes.
DUI Checkpoints are placed in locations based on collision statistics and frequency of DUI arrests, according to OCSD.
Drivers caught driving impaired can expect the impact of a DUI arrest to include jail time, fines, fees, DUI classes and other expenses that can exceed $10,000.