FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Lt. Albergo, 760.839.4901
On November 4, 2011 the Escondido Police Department conducted a DUI Saturation Patrol Citywide. During the 8 hour detail, 26 traffic stops were conducted. The following are results of the event:
- 8 field sobriety tests were administered
- 3 drivers were arrested for DUI, one of those was already on probation for a prior DUI offense
- 1 driver was arrested for possession of drugs
- 1 driver was arrested for auto theft
- 7 vehicles were impounded
- 2 drivers had suspended licenses
- 5 drivers did not have a drivers license
- 9 citations were issued during this sweep.
Funding for this operation is provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Drunk Driving: Over the Limit, Under Arrest – Report Drunk Drivers – Call 911