As part of Goleta’s commitment to public safety, Goleta police conducted a sobriety and driver’s license checkpoint last Friday. The checkpoint was held between 8 p.m. and 3 a.m. at Los Carneros Road and Cremona Drive.
This operation was one of many that have or will be conducted throughout the year in Goleta.
Here are the results of the checkpoint:
» Vehicles screened — 738
» DUI arrests — 2
» Other Misdemeanor arrest — 1
» Driving without a valid driver’s license — 5
» Driving on a suspended driver’s license — 1
» Vehicles impounded for 30 days — 1
» Vehicles impounded for one day — 4
» Miscellaneous criminal/traffic citations — 13
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 Department for police services.
— Kelly Hoover is a public information officer for the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department.