DUI Checkpoint Memorial

March 28, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
Fresno Police conducted a special DUI checkpoint Friday night, dedicated to the memory of a victim killed by a drunk driver.Family and friends of Jesse Velez Junior gathered at the checkpoint at Tulare and Chestnut in Fresno.

Velez died in 2007, when a drunk driver ran a stop sign near Biola and plowed into his van. Friday night's checkpoint was dedicated to the father and husband who was just 45-years ?old. Velez' sister said her family will never get over this tragedy.

Officers arrested seven people and impounded 29 vehicles.

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