Jan 172015

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 7, 2015 West Sacramento’s police department announced last month that it will receive renewed funding for DUI checkpoints and other traffic enforcement. The department has been awarded a $ 91,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long program of special enforcements and public awareness efforts to prevent […]

Aug 292014

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — AUG 29, 2014 — The West Sacramento Police Department has announced it will hold  DUI and driver’s license checkpoints this weekend somewhere in West Sacramento. The department plans to set up checkpoints both Saturday and Sunday nights, beginning at about 7 p.m. on both Aug. 30 and 31. The checkpoints may be […]

Oct 222013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 9, 2013 — West Sacramento police announced this week they have received a new traffic safety grant to fight drunk driving. The $19,750 from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, through the California Office of Traffic Safety, will support the department’s occasional sobriety checkpoints, reported Lieutenant David Delaini. “The grant […]

Jul 052013

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JULY 5, 2013 — The West Sacramento Police Department’s Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint tonight (July 5) beginning at 7:00 p.m., reports W.S.P.D. Lieutenant Tod Sockman. The checkpoint is scheduled to go until 3 a.m. Sockman did not announce the location of the checkpoint within the city. His […]

May 072013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 1, 2013 — West Sacramento police checked driver’s licenses and looked for signs of inebriation behind the wheel of each car passing through a checkpoint Friday night, April 26, at Harbor Boulevard and Duluth Street. They announced the planned checkpoint in advance – the News-Ledger published an announcement on its […]

Apr 262013

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — APRIL 26, 2013 — The West Sacramento Police Department announces it will hold a “DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint” tonight between 7 p.m. and 3 a.m. at an undisclosed location in West Sacramento. “Officers will be contacting drivers passing through the checkpoint for signs of alcohol and/or other drug impairment,” said Lieutenant Tod Sockman […]