FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Watch Commander, 760-839-4722
On April 8th, 2013, the Escondido Police Department conducted a Traffic Safety Checkpoint in the area of El Norte Parkway and Kaile Lane. The results of this event were as follows:
- 579 vehicles passed through the checkpoint location
- 160 vehicles were contacted by screening officers
- 29 vehicles were directed to secondary screening
- 3 vehicles were impounded
- 13 citations were issued:
6 Unlicensed or suspended driver violations
6 No proof of insurance violations
1 Registration violations
1 Child Restraint violation
1 Driver was arrested for an outstanding warrant
The Traffic Safety Checkpoint demonstrated the Escondido Police Department’s commitment to traffic safety- licensed drivers, using seatbelts and child restraint seats, while driving mechanically safe vehicles that are properly registered and insured.
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