Police: Driver rolls through DUI checkpoint with drug paraphernalia on his lap

Sep 4, 2015 3:28 PM by News Staff

A Redding man was arrested Thursday night when he allegedly tried to go through a DUI checkpoint with drug paraphernalia on his lap.

Redding police say Ryan Scott Burnham, 32, was also found to be in possession of heroin and was booked into the Shasta County Jail for driving under the influence of drugs.

A total of 1195 vehicles passed through the South Bonnyview Road checkpoint Thursday night. Twenty-eight drivers were stopped for further testing, and one was given a field sobriety test.

One driver was cited for having a suspended license and the vehicle was towed. Four drivers were cited for driving without a license.


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