Wednesday, September 3, 2014

San Diego's illegal ZERO TOLERANCE DUI saturation patrols continue, week after week, attorneys find out

San Diego's illegal ZERO TOLERANCE DUI saturation patrols continue, week after week, attorneys report:

San Diego DUI Deputies from Sheriff's Department in partnership with Police Officers from National City Police Department, San Diego Police Department, San Diego Harbor Police Department, UC San Diego Police Department, and County Probation Department conducted DUI enforcement patrols.

The official stated San Diego DUI purpose of the DUI enforcement patrols was to locate and identify impaired drivers in order to lower deaths and injuries caused by drunk drivers. Patrols focused their efforts in and around the Del Mar Race Track and after the evening concert held at the race track.

The AVOID the 16 Task Force had seven teams of deputies and officers who conducted 75 traffic stops and evaluated 10 drivers for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Four drivers were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and one driver was arrested for driving under the influence of drugs. Additionally, one minor was cited for possession of an alcoholic beverage, three drivers were cited for driving without a driver's license, six traffic citations were issued for miscellaneous vehicle code violations and four vehicles towed and stored.
The “Zero Tolerance” DUI saturation patrols targeted those who still don’t heed the message to designate a sober driver before their celebrations begins. Police, Sheriff and the CHP encourage all motorists to watch and report impaired drivers each and every trip around town or during summer vacations: Report Drunk Drivers – Call 9-1-1! anytime motorists encounter that dangerous driver.

Monday, September 1, 2014

55 California Highway Patrol arrests in San Diego County, attorneys say

San Diego's California Highway Patrol cops busted fifty-five motorists on suspicion of DUI in the first 36 hours of the Labor Day holiday weekend, attorneys report.

The arrests were made on county freeways, and unincorporated roads patrolled by CHP officers, between 6 p.m. Friday and 6 a.m. Monday, San Diego California DUI lawyers announce today.
The total number of arrests was up 21 from the same reporting period last year, when there were 34 drunken driving arrests in the first 36 hours of the Labor Day weekend, Catano said. CHP officers arrested 22 drivers on suspicion of drunken driving in the holiday weekend's first 12 hours, from 6 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Saturday.
Drunken driving arrests made by CHP officers in the first 36 hours were down statewide from last year, from 832 to 767, but fatalities were up from 14 to 18, Catano said. Thirteen of those deaths occurred within the first 12 hours of the weekend.
Local law enforcement agencies made seven other drunken driving arrests on Friday night and early Saturday morning at four checkpoints across the county.