San Jacinto deputies screen nearly 900 vehicles at DUI Checkpoint

Riverside County Sheriff’s Department San Jacinto Station deputies screened 897 vehicles during a Driving Under the Influence and Driver’s License Checkpoint on Saturday from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. on Esplanade Avenue.

Four field sobriety tests were administered. One arrest was made for driving under the influence.

Seventeen drivers were cited/arrested for operating a motor vehicle unlicensed, six drivers were cited/arrested for driving on a suspended license, and 10 vehicles were towed, according to the sheriff’s department. Deputies also recovered an illegal firearm during the operation.

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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