DUI Checkpoint tonight in Orange County (December 20, 2012)

Checkpoint in Westminster tonight

As previously announced, there will be a DUI and Driver’s License checkpoint tonight in Westminster from 7:00 pm until 3:00 tomorrow morning.  The specific location hasn’t been announced, but you can be pretty sure it will be on a major road.  There are certain procedures the police must follow in setting up a checkpoint, including advance notice, warning signs, “escape routes” for those that are approaching it and don’t want to participate, etc.

Be safe.  Keep your rights in mind.  For more details, see these links:

What to do when pulled over for DUI

DUI and Miranda rights

Passenger’s rights during a DUI stop

Joe Dane, Orange County Defense Attorney



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