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Posted on 01.27.2014 4:35 p.m.

Police Make 9 Arrests at Sobriety Checkpoint in Goleta

Source: Kelly Hoover for the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department

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 Storke and Phelps roads.

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 — 473
» DUI arrests — 1
» Misdemeanor arrest — 1
» Driving without a valid driver’s license — 4
» Driving on a suspended driver’s license — 3
» Vehicles impounded for 30 days — 4
» Vehicles impounded for one day — 3
» Miscellaneous traffic citations — 1

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.

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