Sandia Pueblo: DWI Checkpoint – I am New Mexico

Sandia Pueblo: DWI Checkpoint

Pueblo-of-Sandia-logo-300x180Contact: Sgt. Eugene Bess

TELE: 505-890-1248

March 9, 2016

In an effort to combat and deter individuals from driving while under the influence of alcohol and or drugs, the Sandia Police Department will be conducting a Sobriety Checkpoint operation on March 18, 2016 within the Pueblo reservation.

Officers will be contacting drivers passing through the checkpoint and conduct a brief screening to identify impaired drivers in an effort to keep the roadways safe and to discourage impaired drivers from driving a motor vehicle.

Impaired drivers that are identified will be arrested and face prosecution, jail time, suspended driver’s license and penalty fees. This operation is part of a comprehensive, collaborative approach to traffic safety and is funded by ENDWI Traffic Safety Grant.

Media Note: to request an interview regarding the Sandia Police Department Traffic Safety Operation, please contact the Sandia Pueblo Governor’s Office at 505-867-3317.