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DUI/license checkpoint in Rohnert Park

Rohnert Park police plan a DUI/license checkpoint on Friday night. The location isn’t being disclosed, but it’ll run from 6 p.m. Friday to 3 a.m. Saturday. It’s one of three checkpoints Rohnert Park plans in upcoming months. Sgt. Aaron Johnson says while checkpoints don’t yield many DUI arrests, they serve as a strong deterrence because word spreads about the checkpoints and that makes people reconsider any plans to drink and drive. He notes  a typical Rohnert Park checkpoint screens about… Read More »

DUI/license checkpoint this weekend in Santa Rosa

Santa Rosa police on Saturday  night plan a DUI/license checkpoint. As is usual, police aren’t saying where, but it’ll be from 8 p.m. Saturday to 3 a.m. Sunday. In the past, Santa Rosa’s checkpoints usually have been scheduled to end at 1 a.m., so this one is unusually extra long. Police couldn’t be reached to explain why. The checkpoint is funded by a grant from the state Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. UPDATE: Rohnert… Read More »