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.