press release - 06101302

Sobriety Checkpoint Results City of Goleta

Goleta - June 10th, 2013

As part of Goleta’s commitment to public safety, Goleta Police conducted a sobriety and driver's license checkpoint on Friday, June 7th. The checkpoint was held between 7:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m. at Storke Road and Phelps Road 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:                                      620
DUI Arrests:                                                  1
Driving without a Valid Driver’s License:       4
Driving on a Suspended Driver’s License      2 
Vehicles Impounded for 30 days:                 2
Vehicles Impounded for 1 day:                     2
Criminal Citations:                                        2
Driver’s Evaluated for DUI (Alcohol / Drugs) 20 (were determined not to be impaired)

·     Jose Mendoza (01-16-90) of Goleta was arrested for DUI and had a blood alcohol content of .21%, which is almost three times over the legal limit of .08 % BAC.

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 County Sheriff’s Office for police services.


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