California: Chula Vista Police nabbed five for DUI, one with firearm in DUI saturation patrol

Chula Vista Police Department

Chula Vista – Officers from the Chula Vista Police Department conducted a DUI Saturation Patrol on Saturday, July 26, 2014 within the City of Chula Vista.

The DUI Saturation Patrol was aimed at increasing public awareness, decreasing the number of drivers who drive while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs as well as insuring drivers have a valid driver’s license.

During this operation, traffic stops were conducted on 19 vehicles.

5 drivers were evaluated for driving under the influence.

1 person was arrested for carrying a loaded firearm.

1 vehicle was impounded

2 citations were issued for various traffic violations

This was considered a successful DUI Saturation Patrol.

The Chula Vista Police Department is continuing its efforts to keep our community safe by detecting and deterring impaired drivers. The Chula Vista Police Department is asking for the public’s continued assistance throughout the year to Report Drunk Drivers – Call 9-1-1.

Funding for this operation was provided by the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration “DRIVE SOBER OR GET PULLED OVER.”