Checkpoint Yields 8 DUI Arrests

RENO, NV - Reno Police Department Traffic Division conducted a DUI/Safety Checkpoint on N. Virginia St at the Intersection of 15 St. Saturday night.

In all, 907 vehicles were stopped at the checkpoint. 68 people were issued citations and 8 were arrested for DUI.

The breakdown of the citations are as follows:

-28 drivers and passengers were issued citations for not wearing seatbelts.

-4 drivers were issued citations because a child in their vehicle was not secured in a child’s safety seat.

-4 driver was also cited for not having a driver’s license

-6 drivers were also cited for not having insurance

Drivers are reminded that “Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving”. They are also reminded that all persons within a vehicle are required to be wearing appropriate safety restraints.

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