DUI Checkpoint on Scott Road Results in Multiple Arrests

Six drivers were arrested on alcohol-related charges and other arrests were made for drivers operating a vehicle unlicensed Friday night during a DUI Checkpoint conducted by Menifee Police.

The checkpoint was conducted from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Friday. Deputies contacted drivers in the east and westbound lanes of Scott Road east of Zeiders Road. A total of 1094 vehicles passed through the checkpoint. Of those vehicles, 71 vehicles were directed into the secondary inspection/evaluation area which resulted in the following:

-- 14 drivers were given field sobriety tests
-- 6 DUI-Alcohol suspects were arrested
-- 0 DUI-Drug impaired suspect was arrested
-- 1 Arrest warrant was served for domestic violence
-- 12 Drivers were cited/arrested for operating a vehicle unlicensed or while suspended/revoked
-- 9 vehicles were towed
-- 13 Citations were issued


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