One Arrested at Goleta DUI / Driver's License Checkpoint Friday
Goleta- March 25th, 2013
As part of Goleta’s commitment to public safety, Goleta Police conducted a sobriety and driver's license checkpoint on Friday, March 22nd. The checkpoint was held between 7:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m. at Los Carneros Road at Calle Koral in the City of Goleta. This operation was one of many that have or will be conducted throughout the year in the City of Goleta. Here are the results of the checkpoint:
Vehicles Screened: 585
DUI Arrests: 1
Driving without a Valid Driver’s License: 4
Vehicles Impounded for 30 days: 1
Vehicles Impounded for 1 day: 1
Miscellaneous citations: 2
Driver’s Evaluated for DUI (Alcohol / Drugs) 16 (Drivers were under the influence of alcohol,but not determined to be DUI)
Wael Alhathal (09-06-92) of Long Beach was arrested for DUI and driving without a valid California driver’s license.
The checkpoint was funded by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
The City of Goleta contracts with the Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Office for police services.
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