officers will be checking driver's licenses and looking for drunk drivers at a checkpoint Friday evening, according to a press release.
The checkpoint will be held between 8 p.m. and 2 a.m. at an undisclosed location.
"Officers will be contacting drivers passing through the checkpoint looking for signs of alcohol and/or drug impairment," the press release states. "Drivers caught driving impaired can expect jail, license suspension, and insurance increases, as well as fines, fees, DUI classes, court probation and other expenses that can exceed $10,000."
In the past three years, DUI crashes have killed 8 people in Elk Grove and injured 110, according Elk Grove Police Traffic Bureau Supervisor Sgt. Audrey Haug is quoted as saying.
The department received grant funding to pay for the checkpoint.