DUI Sobriety/Driver's License Checkpoint Results

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01/28/11

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Lt. T. Albergo

On January 28, 2011 the Escondido Police Department conducted a DUI Sobriety / Drivers License Checkpoint in the area of San Pasqual Valley Road and Oakhill Dr. This event was funded through the California Office of Traffic Safety, Berkeley’s School of Education and SafeTREC. The following are results of the event:

  • 912 vehicles drove through the checkpoint.
  • 849 vehicles were screened in primary.
  • 45 vehicles were sent to secondary screening (drivers who could not produce a drivers license or who  were suspected of being under the influence of alcohol or drugs)
  • 2 field sobriety tests were administered at the checkpoint.
  • 1 driver was arrested for DUI at the checkpoint, while another motorist was arrested for DUI by one of the roving DUI units.
  • 1 driver was cited and released for being in possession of drug paraphernalia
  • 14 vehicles were impounded, 2 drivers had a suspended driver’s license and 16 drivers did not have a drivers license. 9 drivers had no insurance.
  • 26 citations were issued during this event.

Funding for this operation is provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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Escondido Police Department     California Office of Traffic Safety

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