Chula Vista - Officers from the Chula Vista Police Department conducted a DUI/Driver's License checkpoint on Saturday August 15, 2009 in the 1300 block of East 30Th St in Chula Vista from 6 pm to 2 am.
This DUI/Driver's License 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
During the operation, 1031 drove through the checkpoint. 516 vehicles were flagged for inspection, 2 drivers were arrested for driving under the influence, 1 driver was arrested for falsely identifying himself, 19 vehicles were impounded for suspended or unlicensed drivers and a total of 21 citations were issued
This was considered a successful DUI/Driver's License 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.
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