In a recent article, California Watch highlighted how Montebello may be using California DUI checkpoints to cure a budget shortfall.
As the article suggests, Montebello is facing a host of financial problems, including fraud allegations by the state and a full audit by the California state controller.
When state regulators examine the city’s books, California Watch claims “vehicle seizures will certainly be part of the mix.”
Here is what California Watch found when they examined Montebello’s DUI checkpoints:
The growing evidence of checkpoint abuse suggests that it may be time for California to reconsider its use of DUI checkpoints in terms of how they address both drunk driving and undocumented drivers.
To learn more about California DUI checkpoint laws, please visit our OC DUI Checkpoints website.
In addition, if you or someone you know has been arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence in California at a California DUI checkpoint, contact our California DUI attorneys today.