SUPER BOWL DUI LAWYERS ANNOUNCE SAN DIEGO DUI ARRESTS INCREASE FOR 2011
San Diego County Sheriff’s Department along with the San Diego Avoid the 14 asked football fans not to drive drunk. the message was not heard by many San Diegans as COPS made DUI arrests in big numbers over 2011 Super Bowl weekend. San Diego County law enforcement booked a total of 160 people into local jails for DUI this year; in comparison last year there were a total of 135 arrests, attorneys say.
4 of this weekend’s San Diego drunk driving arrests resulted from collisions where occupants in the involved vehicles were injured. There were no fatal DUI collisions over Super Bowl weekend.
San Diego County Avoid the 14 DUI Task Force supplemented law enforcement throughout the county, conducting a DUI/Drunk Driving checkpoint in the 1800 block of Olivenhain Road in the city of Encinitas on Saturday night and deploying special roving DUI patrols in more than 20 communities in the county on Super Bowl Sunday.
San Diego DUI patrols are in addition to regularly scheduled officers, all looking for the so-called tell-tale signs of a possible DUI driver.