From Friday night to early Saturday morning Poway Police Officers enforced a DUI and a driver safety checkpoint, located in the 16700 block of Espola Road. This DUI checkpoint resulted in the arrest of seven people, four of which were suspected of driving while under the influence of alcohol. In addition, two other arrests were made for driving while under the influence by patrol units close to the checkpoint.
Along with these DUI arrests Officers issued several traffic citations including, possession of marijuana, driving without a valid driver’s license, driving without a license in possession, driving without current vehicle registration, and driving without proof of insurance.
Out of the 1,055 vehicles that passed through the DUI and safety checkpoint 18 drivers were either cited or arrested by Poway Officers. 28 of the 1,055 vehicles were pulled to a secondary stop to undergo further inspection.
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North County Times
Saturday, May 14th