Police checkpoint planned next weekend in Pasadena

PASADENA — Police are planning to hold a checkpoint next weekend in Pasadena to screen drivers for sobriety and valid licenses, officials said.
The checkpoint will be held from 8 p.m. to 3 p.m. June 27 at an undisclosed location within the city, Pasadena police Lt. Pete Hettema said in a written statement.
Over the past three years, four people have died and 95 others have been injured in DUI-related crashes, according to Pasadena Police Chief Phillip Sanchez.
Funding for the checkpoint is being provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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