California: San Diego Sheriff Bill Gore snatches five booze droid DUI drivers from highway at checkpoint

San Diego County Sheriff sobriety checkpoint

San Diego County Sheriff sobriety checkpoint

San Diego County Sheriff reports DUI checkpoint results

DRIVE SOBER, OR GET PULLED OVER Deputies from the Sheriff’s Imperial Beach Substation conducted a driving under the influence / driver’s license checkpoint on Friday, August 26, 2016.

Deputies from the San Diego County Sheriff’s Imperial Beach Substation conducted a driving under the influence / driver’s license checkpoint on Friday, August 26, 201,6 from 8:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.

DUI Checkpoint Vehicles Contacted: 1200

Vehicles Through Without Contact: 171

Total Vehicles Through: 1371

VEHICLES SENT TO SECONDARY: 77

FST’s Given: 16

DUI Alcohol Arrest: 5

DUI Drugs Arrest: 0

Vehicles Stored: 6

Citations Issued: 26

Unlicensed Driver 12500(a) VC: 14

Suspended Driver 14601.1(a) VC: 1

Driver’s License not in possession 12951(a) VC: 5

San Diego County Calif. Sheriff Bill Gore

San Diego County Calif. Sheriff Bill Gore

DUI/Driver’s License checkpoint Planned The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department is well aware of the community’s concern for persons Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and/or Drugs. The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department is taking a major countermeasure by implementing a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint. The primary intent of this checkpoint is to educate the public of the dangers associated with drinking and driving. Additionally, this checkpoint will serve as a deterrent to potentially impaired drivers. Finally, this checkpoint provides an important governmental service by promoting public safety.

The focus of the operation will be the apprehension of suspects who are determined to operate a motor vehicle while intoxicated and/or under the influence of drugs or alcohol. We will also be checking for drivers who are driving while unlicensed or suspended. On Saturday, August 27, 2016, from 7:30 p.m., to Sunday, August 28, 2016 at 2:30 a.m., deputies from the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department’s Vista Station will be conducting a Sobriety and Driver’s License checkpoint in the city of Vista. The checkpoint will consist of D.U.I and Drug Recognition Expert (D.R.E) trained deputies who will be evaluating drivers’ abilities to safely operate motor vehicles if they are under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

As part of the checkpoint, all drivers passing through the checkpoint will be checked to make sure they have a valid driver’s license.

San Diego County Sheriff helicopter

San Diego County Sheriff helicopter

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