Four people were arrested Friday night during a DUI/driver’s license checkpoint conducted by the Temecula Police Department.
According to the department, the checkpoint was held at Winchester and Nicholas roads.
In addition to the four arrests, 10 unlicensed/suspended drivers were sent to court. In total, 14 vehicles were towed during the checkpoint, according to a news release from the department.
In all, 2,300 vehicles went through the checkpoint; 48 motorists were sent to a secondary screening and 15 field sobriety tests were administered.
The names of those arrested were not provided.
“The goal of this DUI checkpoint was to remove impaired drivers and to bring awareness to the public of the dangers of driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs,” the news release read.
The checkpoint was funded through the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Traffic Safety Administration.
The checkpoint is one of many that have been or will be conducted in Temecula throughout the year, according to the news release.