DUI Checkpoint Tonight! Ride FREE W/ Uber!


The Richmond Police Department announced Thursday it plans to conduct a DUI sobriety checkpoint on Friday night.

If you would like to be updated on DUI checkpoints and other police activity in Contra Costa, it’s HIGHLY recommended that you join our email list, Facebook page, twitter feed or bookmark us and check back often!  We will continue to make people of Contra Costa County aware of DUI Checkpoints, Smog Checkpoints, Saturation Patrols, and other travel related events. As far as we know, DiabloReporter.com is the ONLY site that gives out specific times and locations of checkpoints in the County.

The checkpoint will run from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. at the intersection of Hilltop Drive and Robert H. Miller Drive in Richmond’s Hilltop neighborhood.

“The DUI checkpoint is funded through an AVOID grant secured by the Contra Costa County Sherriff’s Office,” police said. “Volunteers from the Bay Area chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving will be on location with police patrol units.”

To report a checkpoints or for more information on the legalities concerning checkpoints, please visit our DUI page.

If you happen to drive through any checkpoints, send us your pictures or videos to diabloreporter@hush.com or submit the info here and we would be happy to share them with the rest of our community!

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Happy Friday!!!


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