Chula Vista - Officers from the Chula Vista Police Department conducted a DUI Saturation Patrol on Friday September 25, 2009 within the City of Chula Vista.
This DUI Saturation Patrol 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, traffic stops were conducted on 64 vehicles. 7 persons were evaluated for driving under the influence, 2 drivers were arrested for driving under the influence, 1 impaired driver was in possession of drugs, 7 vehicles were impounded for the driver being suspended or unlicensed and a total of 34 citations were issued.
This was considered a successful DUI Saturation Patrol. The Chula Vista Police Department is continuing its efforts to keep our community safe by detecting and deterring impaired drivers. The Chula Vista Police Department is asking for the public’s continued assistance throughout the year to Report Drunk Drivers – Call 9-1-1.
Funding for this operation was provided by the California Office of Traffic Safety though the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
“DRUNK DRIVING. OVER THE LIMIT. UNDER ARREST.”
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