FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Lt. Albergo, 760.839.4901
On October 21, 2011 the Escondido Police Department conducted a DUI Saturation Patrol Citywide. During the 8 hour detail, 40 traffic stops were conducted. The following are results of the event:
- 6 field sobriety tests were administered
- 4 drivers were arrested for DUI, one of those was already on probation for a prior DUI offense
- 6 vehicles were impounded
- 3 drivers did not have a drivers license
- 28 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