Vista wasted no time in making San Diego DUI arrests yesterday, attorneys are told. St. Patrick’s Day checkpoints will be plentiful, say San Diego DUI lawyers.
San Diego County Sheriff’s Deputies conducted a DUI Sobriety/Driver License checkpoint on Friday, March 14, 2014, from 7:30 pm until 2:00 am. The checkpoint was conducted in the 600 block of North Santa Fe Avenue, in the city of Vista. Funding for the grant was provided by the California Office of Traffic Safety. The following are the results of the checkpoint:
VEHICLES CONTACTED: 612
VEHICLES THROUGH WITHOUT CONTACT: 502
TOTAL VEHICLES THROUGH: 1114
VEHICLES SENT TO SECONDARY: 37
FST GIVEN: 7
DUI ARREST TOTAL: 2
San Diego County Sheriff’s Department will be out in force this weekend looking to arrestSt. Patrick’s Day revelers who drink and drive.
Every year, St. Patrick’s Day weekend is a party to remember. But when it comes to alcohol, Mothers Against Drunk Driving doesn’t want you to soon forget:
Expect heavy DUI enforcement and officers monitoring local bars and restaurants in the Gaslamp and other hotspots, making sure they don’t over-serve their customers.
The numbers are staggering in San Diego County, last year, there were 18 alcohol-related crashes. One person died and 23 people were hurt.
CHP made 430 DUI arrests statewide, which is a nearly 30 percent increase from 2012.