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Sobriety checkpoints have high cost, but high reward, officers say

The $12 million price tag on sobriety checkpoints statewide is worth it for the lives they save, according to state transportation and local law enforcement officials. They also a ...

Auburn Police crackdown on holiday drunken driving

Placer County law enforcement is scouting for drunk drivers this holiday season. Seven local law enforcement agencies, including the Auburn Police Department, are joining forces ...

Labor Day bringing more staycations than travel

One agency says travel will be down this holiday weekend, and some local residents said if they do have plans, they aren’t going far. According to Cynthia Harris, spokeswoman for ...

Auburn crack down on drunk driving

Local law enforcement is cracking down on drunk drivers this weekend. Agencies from the Avoid the 7 DUI Task Force will be holding a saturation patrol in Auburn Saturday night to ...

Police arrest 67 for DUIs over winter campaign

Placer County law enforcement officers arrested 67 people on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs over its recent holiday crackdown campaign. The winter holid ...

Avoid the 7 cracking down on drunk drivers

Placer County law enforcement is continuing its crackdown on drunk drivers over the New Year’s Eve holiday. Avoid the 7 consists of the California Highway Patrol, Placer County ...

More than 1,300 arrested for DUIs statewide

While local numbers are trickling in, statewide more than 1,300 motorists were arrested for drinking and driving over the New Year’s Eve weekend. Jaime Coffee, spokeswoman for ...

DUI saturation patrol planned for New Year’s Eve

Around 36 allegedly drunken drivers have taken a pricey trip to the Placer County Jail over the holidays. According to driving under the influence statistics from Placer County ...

Placer holiday DUI enforcement in full force

Extra law enforcement patrols will be watching for over-spirited holiday partygoers over the next few weeks. Starting Friday, the Placer County Avoid the 7 launched its local “ ...

Auburn Police recognized for DUI arrests

Crime fighters from the Auburn Police Department were honored for their work in preventing driving under the influence crimes. On Tuesday, March 10, Officer Scott Alford, Officer ...