California Highway Patrol’ extra DUI officers 55 DUI arrests in San Diego County from Friday night to noon Sunday, New Year’s Weekend, 2011.
In San Diego County, one pedestrian died after a suspect drunken driver struck him in La Mesa at about 1:10 a.m. Saturday. California Highway Patrol DUI officers arrested 873 suspected drunk drivers, according to California attorney statewide figures.
In Escondido, DUI lawyers a DUI checkpoint and patrols for suspected drunk drivers over the weekend, resulting in six arrests.
DUI Police arrested three folks for DUI on Friday night. On Saturday night, officers arrested three more drivers suspected to be under the influence at a checkpoint on Grand Avenue near Spruce Street, according to DUI attorneys.
Other agencies in San Diego County did not release the weekend’s DUI arrest statistics as of yesterday.