RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Saturation Patrol|
|Written Date:||February 10, 2022||Time:||5:00 PM|
|Incident Date:||February 11, 2022||Time:||8:00 PM - 2:00 AM|
|Incident Location:||The City of Perris|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant Kasim Bikul|
The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department – Perris Station Conducting DUI Patrols
Perris, Calif. – Additional deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department – Perris Station will be out on patrol on Friday, February 11, 2022 from 8:00 p.m. to 02:00 a.m. looking for drivers suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.
The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department remains committed to keeping the public safe when they are traveling.
The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department reminds the public that impaired driving is not just from alcohol. Some prescription medications or over-the-counter drugs may interfere with driving. Always follow directions for use and read warning labels about driving. While medicinal and recreational marijuana are legal, driving under the influence of marijuana is illegal.
If you plan on drinking or taking medications that may impact your ability to drive safely, plan on staying at home. Drivers caught driving impaired and charged with a first-time DUI face an average of $13,500 in fines and penalties, as well as a suspended license.
Funding for this program was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
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