Saturday, January 1, 2011

Tonight's remaining California DUI Checkpoints in San Diego County / DUI checkpoint arrests New Year's Eve

January 1, 2011 Press Release - California DUI attorney update

Visit San Diego County DUI Law Center's DUI Checkpoint site for these updates:

Sat, Jan 1st, DUI/CDL Checkpoint, 1900-0300, City of Lemon Grove
Sat, Jan 1st, DUI/CDL Checkpoint, 1900-0300, City of Chula Vista
Sat, Jan 1st, DUI Saturation Patrol, 2000-0300, City of Poway
Sun, Dec 2nd, DUI/CDL Checkpoint, 1900-0300, City of Chula Vista

CHP will be deploying all available officers for their Maximum Effort to make DUI arrests.

California DUI Arrests Down, lawyers report.

2010-2011 Winter's New Year's Holiday Weekend DUI arrests & Drunk Driving Checkpoints resulted in a significant number of DUI arrests being made during local traffic enforcement details and special Avoid the 14 DUI deployments in San Diego County.

From December 17, 2010 through Midnight Friday, December 31, 2010 officers representing 14 San Diego county law enforcement agencies have arrested and booked into custody 571 individuals for California DUI.

In 2009, 661 San Diego California DUI arrests and bookings occurred during the same 15 days.

New Year's Eve night, the San Diego California DUI Avoid the 14 taskforce with representatives from the Coronado Police Department, San Diego County Sheriff’s Department, National City Police Department, San Diego Harbor Police, Escondido Police Department, SDSU Police Department, UCSD Police Department and representatives from Alcohol Beverage Control conducted a DUI checkpoint in the 1800 block of SR-75 in the city of Coronado. The checkpoint had 760 vehicles pass through it, of which 572 of the drivers were contacted. Twenty-Two (22) of the drivers were sent to secondary where four (4) were evaluated for driving while intoxicated with one (1) arrest made. The driver arrested was a repeat offended who was driving while on probation for a previous DUI conviction. Three (3) drivers were issued citations for minor licensing offenses and one (1) was arrested. Three (3) vehicles were towed during the checkpoint.