Local News

Actions

19 people arrested for DUI at checkpoint

Posted at 7:08 PM, Oct 16, 2015
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Traffic Bureau and Patrol Bureaus conducted a “Sobriety Checkpoint” on Oct. 15 and Oct. 16 between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m.
 
A saturation squad was also deployed using the Joining Forces Grant. The checkpoint was located on Tropicana and Palm. 
 
The checkpoint focused on identifying drug and alcohol impaired drivers to include juveniles, young adults, and older adults, before they get involved in a collision, thereby increasing the safety for all Southern Nevada motorists.
 
As a result, 19 people were arrested for DUI and 141 citations were issued.