My News LA reported recently on the results of a DUI checkpoint in Pomona late Friday night leading into Saturday morning that netted an arrest and several citations.
One person was taken into custody for suspicion of driving while under the influence of alcohol or other intoxicants (DUI) at a DUI and driver’s license checkpoint in the California town of Pomona between 9:00 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 4 and 3:00 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5, Pacific Standard Time (PST) this past weekend, according to officials from the Pomona Police Department. The checkpoint took place at the intersection of Mission Boulevard and Curran Place. In addition to the arrest for suspicion of DUI, thirty people were cited for various offenses, including operating a vehicle without a license, or with a suspended or revoked license. Nine vehicles were towed.
Drivers caught driving impaired and charged with DUI can expect the impact of an arrest to be approximately $13,500, including fines, fees, DUI classes, suspension of their license, and possible jail time, police said. They advised intoxicated individuals to consider alternatives such as using a designated driver or calling an Uber or Lyft to avoid negative consequences and keep streets safe.