Cal Poly DUI checkpoint screens 648 drivers, yields no arrests

One citation was issued to an unlicensed driver

kleslie@thetribunenews.comSeptember 22, 2013 

The Cal Poly University Police Department did not make any DUI arrests at its sobriety and driver's license checkpoint Saturday.

Between 7 p.m. and 1 a.m., 728 vehicles passed through the checkpoint at the school’s entrance at Grand Avenue, and 648 drivers were screened, according to a news release.

One driver was evaluated for DUI and was issued a citation for being unlicensed and being under the age of 21 while having a blood alcohol content of more than 0.01 percent.

California's legal limit for blood alcohol content in those older than 21 is 0.08.

The checkpoint occurred at the end of Cal Poly’s annual orientation program, Week of Welcome.

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