August 21, 2010 / 8:00 pm to 2:00 am
California DUI/Drunk Driving Checkpoint blog update:
California DUI/Drunk Driving Checkpoint at 4600 Block of 70th Street, La Mesa, CA
Drunk Driving saw a huge front line of California DUI/Drunk Driving Checkpoint deputies from the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department, San Diego County Probation, and officers from the La Mesa Police, Harbor Police, and the Alcohol Beverage Control.
This multi-agency California DUI/Drunk Driving Checkpoint checkpoint is a part of the county-wide AVOID the 14 DUI campaign. The AVOID campaign is committed to making the roadways in San Diego County safer for everyone.
796 vehicles drove through the California DUI/Drunk Driving Checkpoint. The operation resulted in 3 DUI arrests, 2 possession of drug arrest, 8 citations were issued to unlicensed drivers and 2 vehicles impounded and their drivers arrested for driving on suspended licenses.
Funding for this California DUI/Drunk Driving Checkpoint program was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
The national Drunk Driving Over the Limit Under Arrest crackdown is led by NHTSA and the California Avoid DUI Task Force Campaign combining high-visibility enforcement with heightened public awareness through publicity and multiple California DUI/Drunk Driving Checkpoints.
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