Officers from the Chula Vista Police Department conducted a DUI checkpoint on Friday January 23, 2009 in Chula Vista from 6 pm to 2 am.
This DUI checkpoint 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.
The operation resulted in 2 arrests for DUI, 3 drug related/or criminal arrests, fifteen vehicle impounds, and thirty citations for various vehicle code violations. This was considered a successful DUI Checkpoint. The Chula Vista Police Department with funding from a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is continuing its efforts to keep our community safe by detecting and deterring impaired drivers.
Contact Info: Chula Vista Police Department Officer Kenneth Hicks (619)409-5440 Khicks@chulavistapd.org www.chulavistapd.org
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