The checkpoint will take place from 9 p.m. until 3 a.m. the next day.
Police are not releasing the checkpoint location.
“Officers will be contacting drivers passing through the checkpoint looking for signs of alcohol and/or drug impairment. 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,” according to a release from the department.
“Over the course of this year, DUI collisions have resulted in injuries to several of our friends and neighbors in Temecula,” said Sgt. Magnan of the Temecula Police Department.
Funding for this operation is provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, according to the news release.