Nearly 500 cars passed through a sobriety checkpoint that was held from 7 p.m. – 3 a.m., Friday, March 1 on Esplanade Avenue in San Jacinto, officials reported.
The goal of the checkpoint was to remove drunk or drugged drivers from the road and to bring awareness to the public of the dangers of driving under the influence.
- 485 vehicles passed through the checkpoint.
- 445 drivers screened.
- 26 vehicles sent to the secondary screening area.
- 4 DUI drivers arrested.
- 13 vehicles were towed.
- 20 unlicensed drivers sent to court.
- 1 warrant served.
- 16 field sobriety tests given.
The checkpoint was part of the Avoid the 30 taskforces commitment to public safety and was funded through the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Traffic Safety Administration.