On June 13, 2009, Officers from the Chula Vista Police Department's DUI Enforcement Team conducted a Sobriety and Driver License Checkpoint on the 700 block of Telegraph Canyon Road in the City of Chula Vista. The operation began at approximately 9 p.m. and ended at approximately 3 a.m.
During the checkpoint, 3,275 vehicles passed through and 815 vehicles were screened. Twenty-one field sobriety tests were administered and eight drivers were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. One driver was arrested for possession of a controlled substance. Twenty-five vehicles were impounded and twenty-seven citations were issued for various vehicle code violations.
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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