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Two Arrests Made During DUI Checkpoint in Temecula

Officers screened more than 750 drivers for signs of impairment Saturday night.

Temecula police arrested one driver for suspicion of DUI at a checkpoint Saturday night at Ynez Road and Tower Plaza North Road, according to Sgt. John Magnan.

The checkpoint operated from 9 p.m. until 3 a.m., with officers screening 752 of the 900 vehicles that drove through, according to Magnan. Officers directed 37 vehicles to a secondary-inspection area, where 10 field sobriety tests were given.

One person was arrested for public intoxication and 15 people were cited for driving without a license or on a suspended license. Fourteen vehicles were towed during the operation.

The checkpoint was funded through the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Traffic Safety Administration.

Gandhi March 19, 2013 at 12:37 AM
The only "terrorists" I see out there ARE the cops.
JJ Mclure March 19, 2013 at 02:42 PM
it only takes one drunk to kill someone....you waive your rights when you get a drivers license....read the fine print
Becky Honkington March 19, 2013 at 03:20 PM
@JJ - No. I waived no rights when I obtained a Drivers License. Also, the trite statement "it only takes one......" is a retarded argument. It also takes one ticket to win the lottery. That doesn't mean I should expect to be a millionaire.
Carl Petersen III March 19, 2013 at 04:07 PM
Linda 7:14 pm on Monday, March 18, 2013 "Next time it happens to you, either get OUT of the lineup, or keep your window rolled up and refuse to speak to them. You have a right to have a lawyer present before uttering a single word to a cop, especially when they are stopping you with NO probable cause!!!" . . Please write a blog about the results when you follow your own advice.
sam March 19, 2013 at 07:31 PM
FIGHT FOR NO AMNESTY! City residents and others, you know what you have to do. Emails and phone calls to the council members. No Amnesty. Butt out of Federal immigration law and encourage illegal aliens to get right with the law if they have broken it. Our laws require illegals to exit the country and apply to enter legally if they desire. No one is above the law, although many “Latinos” think that U.S laws don’t apply to them because they claim is Mexico. Wrong answer. Here’s Prof. Armando Navarro speaking at UCR yesterday talking about overthrowing the U.S. These Mexicas are getting bolder as their numbers increase in CA and elsewhere. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MKAVbSMT8vY&feature=em-share_video_user http://www.sandiegoreader.com/weblogs/news-ticker/2013/mar/16/immigration-reform-on-the-table-at-a-better-san-di/ Border & Immigration Security Analyst San Diegans for Secure Borders

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