Simi Valley | 2 Arrested and 14 Cited at Simi Valley DUI Checkpoint

Simi Valley, Calif. – Two arrested, one for warrants and the other for driving on a suspended license for DUI.  Fourteen citations were issued for driving on a suspended/revoked license, or without a driver’s license. Approximately 1052 cars were screened.

The checkpoint was held on June 19th at Madera Road and Strathern Place from  7 P.M. to time 1 A.M.

Checkpoint locations are based on a history of crashes and DUI arrests. The primary purpose of checkpoints is not to make arrests, but to promote public safety by deterring drivers from driving impaired.

The Simi Valley Police Department is committed to keeping the public safe when they are traveling.

Funding for this checkpoint was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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William Hicks
William Hicks
1 month ago

We’re getting close to 4th of July. If you can stay at home instead of getting out on the road, that may be the best choice you make. You may be totally sober but the guy in the car next to you may not be.

1 month ago

The OTS publishes crash ratings for all California cities. Simi Valley is one of 59 cities with a population of 100,001 to 250,000.  The composite figure 50/59 is an indication of over-all traffic safety. The higher the number to the left of the /, the safer the city. The data is for 2018.

                                                                #      Rank
Total Fatal and Injury                       406   49/59
Alcohol Involved                                  43   41/59
Had Been Drinking Driver < 21            2   32/59
Had Been Drinking Driver 21 – 34     12   47/59
Motorcycles 17 49/59
Pedestrians 16 53/59
Pedestrians < 15 1 54/59
Pedestrians 65+ 2 51/59
Bicyclists 28 31/59
Bicyclists < 15 5 19/59
Composite 152 50/59
Speed Related 56 52/59
Nighttime (9:00pm – 2:59am) 30 50/59
Hit and Run 9 56/59
Total Fatal and Injury                      406  49/59

Joe R.
Joe R.
1 month ago

Stay safe out there! Take an Uber!