HESPERIA: During the evening hours of Saturday, December 21, 2013, Deputies and Volunteers from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, Hesperia Station conducted a DUI Checkpoint in the area of Main Street and 7th Avenue. A total of 976 vehicles went through the checkpoint during the 8 hour operation. Two arrests were made for driving under the influence of alcohol and or drugs and there were 4 arrests / citations issued for driving with either a suspended driver’s license or driving without a license. Five vehicles were towed during the operation.
The purpose of these checkpoints is to apprehend impaired drivers who are operating vehicles while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, cite unlicensed drivers and to reduce the number of victims killed or injured in alcohol-involved collisions.