FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Lt. T. Albergo, 760-839-4901
On January 29, 2011 the Escondido Police Department conducted a DUI Saturation Patrol Citywide. During the 8 hour detail, 38 traffic stops were conducted. The following are results of the event:
18 field sobriety tests were administered
1 driver was arrested for DUI
7 vehicles were impounded, 3 drivers had a suspended drivers license and 2 drivers did not have a drivers license
21 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.