Chula Vista - On Sunday September 18th, 2011, Officers from Chula Vista, Coronado, National City, Southwestern College, San Diego Police, and the San Diego County Sheriffs Department conducted a multi-agency Minor in Possession operation in the South Bay Region of the County of San Diego. During the operation, 33 minors were cited for being in possession of alcohol.
Following the Minor In Possession, the same agencies conducted a DUI Saturation Patrol in Imperial Beach and Chula Vista. During the operation, 35 vehicles were stopped resulting in 20 drivers being administered SFST'S and 8 of those drivers were arrested for DUI. 8 vehicles were impounded for either driving without a valid drivers license or DUI. 1 person was cited for driving with an open container of alcohol.
This operation was 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.
Funding for this program was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
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