press release - 07011301

Sobriety Checkpoint Results City of Goleta

Goleta - July 1st, 2013

As part of Goleta’s commitment to public safety, Goleta Police conducted a sobriety and driver's license checkpoint on Friday, June 28th. The checkpoint was held between 7:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m. at Hollister Avenue and Storke Road in Goleta.  This operation was one of many that have or will be conducted throughout the year in the City of Goleta. 

Here are the results of the checkpoint:

Vehicles Screened:                                     506
DUI Arrests:                                                  2
Driving without a Valid Driver’s License:       5
Driving on a Suspended Driver’s License      1 
Vehicles Impounded for 30 days:                 2
Vehicles Impounded for 1 day:                     3
Criminal Citations:                                        2
Miscellaneous Traffic Citations:                     2
Driver’s Evaluated for DUI (Alcohol / Drugs) 10 (were determined not to be impaired)

Margot Amy Dear (9-21-67) of Santa Barbara was arrested for DUI.
Martin Longino (12-26-90) of Goleta was arrested for DUI.

The checkpoint was funded by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

The City of Goleta contracts with the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office for police services.


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