BPD to hold DUI checkpoint Saturday

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BPD – Bakersfield Police Department

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Police will set up a DUI checkpoint this holiday weekend looking for motorists who have imbibed too much as they celebrate Memorial Day.

The checkpoint will be held from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. at an undisclosed location within city limits.

During the past three years, DUI-related collisions have killed 26 Bakersfield residents and injured another 682, police said. A DUI conviction can include jail time and fines, fees and other expenses totaling more than $10,000.

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