CHP Will Conduct DUI Checkpoint On Friday Evening

A sobriety checkpoint will be conducted by the California Highway Patrol Friday evening between the hours of 6:30PM and Midnight. The location is not publicly disclosed, but it will be somewhere in the unincorporated area of Shasta County outside the city limits of Redding, Anderson or Shasta Lake City. Officers assigned to the checkpoint are trained to quickly detect impairment by alcohol or drugs, including legal drugs like pharmaceuticals and Cannabis. Officers will also have handheld breath testing devices. The average overall cost of a DUI is $13,500 plus a suspended license.