Torrance Arrests Over a Dozen at DUI Checkpoint

Police arrest 19 drivers for DUI in Torrance . Police arrested nine motorists for allegedly driving under the  influence during a sobriety and driver’s license checkpoint. The
seven-hour checkpoint began at 8 p.m. in the eastbound lanes of the 4300 block
of Pacific Coast Highway.  Police said more than 1,400 vehicles passed through the checkpoint. In addition to  those arrested for driving under the influence, others were arrested for VC 14601 or driving while unlicensed or on a suspended license. Nineteen vehicles were  impounded.  Cops have plans for similar roadblocks in Gardena, L.A. Gardena. Police will conduct a sobriety and driving under the influence  checkpoint from 7:30 tonight to 2:30 a.m. Saturday on Rosecrans Avenue at  Gramercy Place. Los Angeles. Police will conduct a sobriety and driver’s license checkpoint  from 8 tonight to 3 a.m Saturday on Florence Avenue at  roadway.

Los Angeles Police will conduct a DUI sobriety and driver’s license checkpoint
from 8 tonight to 2 a.m. Saturday on Figueroa Street between Eighth and Ninth
streets.

Torrance Police Department has announced its intention to ramp up enforcement of drunk driving laws through the use of increased checkpoints in the south bay in 2012.

About thetorranceattorney

Matthew Ruff is a Torrance criminal defense attorney located near the 405 freeway on Crenshaw Blvd. Focusing on DUI and serious criminal cases for over twenty years. In addition to criminal cases, Matthew also defends clients at the DMV.
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2 Responses to Torrance Arrests Over a Dozen at DUI Checkpoint

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  2. dui attorney in los angeles says:

    Ola! Thetorranceattorney,
    I know what you mean, It’s true. Just the opinion of a police officer is all it takes to arrest you for DUI in Tennessee. Specifically, the DUI law requires that the government must prove beyond a reasonable doubt that a person was (1) operating or in physical control of (2) a motor vehicle on (3) any public road, highway, alley, parking lot, or any premises generally frequented by the public while (4) under the influence of alcohol or drugs, or with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of.08 or higher. You can also be convicted of Tennessee DUID, driving while under the influence of drugs, if you operate a vehicle under the influence of even a physician-prescribed narcotic.
    Catch you again soon!

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