On February 28, 2009 Officers from the Chula Vista Police Department’s DUI Enforcement Team conducted a Sobriety and Driver License Checkpoint on the 200 block of East Orange Avenue in the City of Chula Vista. The operation began at approximately 9 pm and ended at approximately 2:30 am.
During the sobriety checkpoint, 910 vehicles passed through the checkpoint and 413 vehicles were screened. Ten field sobriety tests were administered and six drivers were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. Twenty-six vehicles were impounded and thirty-seven citations were issued for various vehicle code violations.
This was considered a successful DUI Sobriety Checkpoint. The Chula Vista Police Department’s DUI Enforcement Team is continuing efforts to keep drivers in our community safe by deterring and detecting impaired drivers.
This operation was made possible by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
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