FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Lt. J. Murphy
DATE: 08/18/2014 PHONE: (760) 839-4901
DUI Enforcement Results
On Saturday night, August 16th, officers from the Escondido Police Department participated in a DUI Saturation Patrol. Officers assigned to this detail made 31 traffic stops and conducted 10 Field Sobriety Tests. During the evening, 1 driver was arrested for DUI, and 5 drivers were cited for being unlicensed or having a suspended license. 4 vehicles were impounded and 21 citations were issued.
Funding for this program was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.