FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Lt. T. Albergo, 760-839-4901
On January 25, 2013 the Escondido Police Department conducted a DUI Sobriety enforcement patrol throughout the City. A checkpoint had been planned but ultimately was changed due to the weather.
Fifty one traffic stops for various vehicle code violations were made during the night. There were 9 field sobriety tests administered to possible drunk drivers. There was only one arrest made, for an outstanding warrant. No DUI drivers were arrested. Officers issued 18 citations.
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