Most people were honest to a fault, admitting when they had a drink a few hours beforehand. Under state statute, once a person is stopped for a suspected DUI, the troopers have two hours to run their tests and make an arrest, Morello said. If the suspect refuses the Breathalyzer test, which they can do, the person's license can be suspended for six months. Should they submit to the test and test over the legal limit, however, it is only a 90 day suspension.
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Utilizing the Breath Alcohol Testing vehicle, or the BAT mobile, troopers were on the lookout for unsafe driving. The massive vehicle, which the state police has had for seven years, houses a sitting area where the suspected drunk driver can choose to submit to a Breathalyzer, a small holding cell, and a work area for the troopers.
short time later, after his car had already been towed.
Sgt. Sal Calvo, who was in charge of the checkpoint, asked the man a series of questions, and he admitted to "having a few" drinks shortly before being stopped and to being on medication for high blood pressure and cholesterol.
"It's fantastic," one driver said, "I wish they would do more of them."
During the course of the night, only one motorist was arrested and charged with driving under the Prada Handbags Replica influence. Troopers had him pull into the safe zone created and gave him field tests, which he failed repeatedly. During the "walk a straight line" portion, the man would side step the yellow line, or just tap his toe on the Prada Sunglasses Classic
line instead of walking along it as instructed.
"Even if it takes longer to get home," the driver said.
make arrest during DUI checkpoint on Route 66
The checkpoints are "awesome," another drive said.
Outside, cameras record everything that happens around the vehicle and a giant light tower makes it as bright as day where the checkpoint is happening, keeping the troopers and cars safe from collisions.
MIDDLEFIELD Operation SANTA kicked off with the state police troopers and the BAT mobile on Thursday evening on Route 66 issuing 41 tickets and making one arrest for driving under the influence. Friday, when it was cut a bit short due to heavy rain, making conditions slick and unsafe.
Troopers Matthew Warren and Larry Morello ran the checkpoint on the westbound side of the road, talking to cars headed from Middletown into Middlefield. Once a car stopped, the troopers would ask the driver a few questions about where they were headed and where they were coming from.
The motorist was compliant and, Calvo said, "a real gentleman," until he got to the mobile testing area. Then he then became obstinate and tried to fake his way through the breath test by just Prada Wallet Black
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State troopers will be out in force over the holiday weekend, conducting more checkpoints and watching for unsafe driving.
Motorists on Thursday were receptive to the checkpoints.
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