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Vista, California – 7 Arrested for DUI at Checkpoint

By ehub.admin • Apr 18th, 2011 • Category: Other News, california

DISCLAIMER - Any Charges Reported in these Press Releases are Merely Accusations and the Defendants are Presumed Innocent Unless and Until Proven Guilty.

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The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department, Vista Station, conducted a Drunk Driving / License checkpoint at 200 Civic Center Drive, in the City of Vista.

The checkpoint took place between 8:00 PM and 2:00 AM on Saturday evening. Approximatley 1037 vehicles passed through the checkpoint with 637 of those drivers contacted.

The results included the following:

  • 7 drivers were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
  • 8 Field Sobriety evaluations were conducted on drivers suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol.
  • 41 vehicles were stored and cited due to violations including driving with a suspended license, unlicensed drivers, or as a result of arrest.
  • 47 citations were issued for various violations including: Unlicensed (31), Suspended driver’s license (5), Possession of Marijuana in a vehicle (2).

Funding for the checkpoint was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS). We encourage drivers to report drunk driving by dialing 911.

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