Imperial Beach - On Saturday July 23rd and Sunday July 24th, 2011, Officers from Chula Vista, Coronado, Southwestern College, National City, San Diego Police, Probation, and the San Diego County Sheriffs Department conducted a multi-agency Minor in Possession Operation followed by a DUI Saturation Patrol in Imperial Beach.
During the weekend operations, 3 minors were cited for possession of alcohol, 13 adults were cited for open containers, 1 person was arrested for possession of a controlled substance, 1 juvenile was arrested for resisting an officer, 1 female was arrested for drunk in public, 1 minor was arrested for a no bail warrant for trespassing, officers made 104 traffic stops resulting in 6 drivers being arrested for driving under the influence, 2 were arrested for drug charges. In addition, there were 8 drivers cited for suspended or no driver's license and 7 vehicles were impounded. 47 other drivers were cited for various traffic infractions.
These operations were part of the Repeat Offender DUI Prosecution and Awareness Program funded by the California Office of Traffic Safety.
The South Bay Regional law enforcement agencies will be continuing their efforts to keep alcohol out of the hands of minors and intoxicated drivers off of the streets.
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