In Tucson Arizona this past weekend, local police set up sobriety checkpoints that resulted in 13 DUI arrests. This was the first sobriety checkpoint set up in 12 years by the Tucson police. A total of 22 officers participated in the checkpoint set up downtown between 6th and 4th streets and Euclid. The area is considered an area with a high volume of DUI arrests and alcohol-related crashes.
According to police records, officers made contact with 881 vehicles and 56 drivers. Of those 56, 13 were considering to be driving under the influence. Also, 2 underage drinking citations were handed out.
If you or someone you know has been hit by a drunk driver that was not stopped by a sobriety checkpoint, contact the personal-injury lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® in Waukesha.