Police arrested 13 people during recent DUI enforcement operations in Redlands, and another checkpoint is scheduled this Friday night on Brookside Avenue, a police sergeant said Wednesday.
On Dec. 30, two motorists were arrested on suspicion of DUI during a saturation patrol, Redlands police Sgt. Ricky Smith said.
On Dec. 29, a DUI checkpoint on Cajon between Palm and Cypress was cancelled due to rain, and police conducted a saturation patrol instead, Smith said. One person was arrested on suspicion of DUI and another person was arrested on suspicion of possessing heroin.
On Dec. 28, 130 vehicles passed through a DUI checkpoint on northbound Orange between Pennsylvania and San Bernardino avenues, Smith said. Five people were arrested on suspicion of DUI, two were arrested on suspicion of driving a stolen Honda Civic, two people were cited for driving with a suspended license, and one person was cited for driving with no license.
On Dec. 21, 176 vehicles passed through a checkpoint on eastbound Redlands Boulevard between 6th and 8th streets, Smith said. Two people were arrested on suspicion of DUI, two were cited for driving on a suspended license, and two were cited for not having a drivers license.
The next checkpoint is scheduled 10 p.m. Friday Jan. 4 to 3 a.m. Saturday Jan. 5 on westbound Brookside between Eureka and Grant streets, Smith said.
Funding for checkpoints in Redlands is provided by grants from the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.