The San Diego County Sheriff’s Division desires to remind everybody to be accountable and never drive below the affect this Memorial Day weekend.
Deputies shall be out in pressure searching for impaired drivers this vacation weekend. If you’re caught driving below the affect of medicine or alcohol, you’ll go to jail.
Sheriff’s Deputies may also be holding a DUI checkpoint at an undisclosed location in San Marcos on Friday Might 28 from 8:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.
In accordance with the Sheriff’s Crime Lab, the county blood alcohol focus has considerably elevated throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. It additionally discovered 81 p.c of alleged felony DUI drivers countywide have alcohol and at the least one different drug of their system.
“No matter your plans are this Memorial Day weekend, do not put your self and others in peril by consuming and driving” stated Sheriff Invoice Gore.
Watch our video on the excessive worth of impaired driving by clicking on the above picture or this link. An impaired driving arrest and conviction can price greater than $15,000 in authorized and courtroom charges.
Bear in mind: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.
Funding for the impaired driving patrols/checkpoint is offered by a grant from the California Workplace of Visitors Security (OTS) by means of the Nationwide Freeway Visitors Security Administration (NHTSA).
This press launch was produced by San Diego County Sheriff’s Department. The views expressed listed below are the writer’s personal.
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