Menifee DUI Checkpoint Results in 5 DUI-Alcohol Arrests

Five drivers were arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence and 18 others were cited or arrested in a DUI-Driver's License checkpoint conducted in Menifee late last night and early this morning.

The checkpoint was conducted by the Menifee Police Department Traffic Unit at Newport Road and Laguna Vista Drive between the hours of 7 p.m. and 3 a.m. According to police, checkpoints are placed in locations that have the greatest opportunity for achieving drunk and drugged driving deterrence and provide the greatest safety for officers and the public.

Results of the checkpoint reported by police:

-- 2,051 Vehicles Screened
-- 132 Vehicles sent to secondary inspection
-- 15 Field sobriety tests administered
-- 5 DUI-Alcohol suspects arrested
-- 10 Drivers cited/arrested for operating a vehicle unlicensed
-- 8 Drivers cited/arrested for operating a vehicle while suspended/revoked
-- 10 Vehicles towed
-- 1 Arrested for an outstanding warrant

Menifee PD will conduct another DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint on Friday, June 21 at an undisclosed location.




5 Comments:

  1. Great facts that we really need to know. Get a life already!

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  2. way to go Menifee police......keep up the good work

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  3. Those numbers are scary! What is wrong with people? Also, why don't the slow down on the 215 where it is now 55 mph in the work zone. I put on my emergency flashers just so no one will run me down in order to drive the speed limit!

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  4. Thank you Police Department for doing this! I can't believe the numbers, they are scary! Please do this more often. Call me, I'll bring you coffee.......

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  5. This is great news. I would love to see more checkpoints. I realize it takes a lot of manpower to have these checkpoints but look at how much good it does.

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