SELMA – As businesses have some restrictions lifted, Selma Police say they’re seeing an increase in DUI arrests, according to a recent press release issued by Police Chief Joe Gomez.
Between June 11 and June 14, six people were arrested for driving a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol.
It’s been about two months since businesses, including bars, have been closed because of COVID-19 pandemic restrictions.
As restrictions ease and bars reopen, the SPD is reminding community members that driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is dangerous and is a serious crime.
Drivers charged with DUI could face up to one year in jail, have their driver’s license suspended and pay fines up to $10,000.
Recently arrested on DUI charges were:
- Stephanie Alvarado, 35, Selma
- Sergio Mendoza, 25, Selma
- Susanna Quintero Olivares, 34
- Anthony Pruneda, 37, Parlier
- Joanna Ramirez, 26, Orosi
- Pablo Trejo, 60, Selma
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