WILDOMAR, CA — Deputies out of the Lake Elsinore Sheriff’s Station held a DUI checkpoint in Wildomar Friday night time, and 30 citations for varied offenses have been written.
The Driving Below the Affect/Driver’s License Checkpoint was scheduled from 8 p.m. Friday via 2 a.m. Saturday at Clinton Keith and Iodine Springs roads, in accordance with the sheriff’s division.
Through the checkpoint, deputies have been in search of drivers that have been drunk and/or medicine (together with prescription medicines).
Among the many 30 citations issued in the course of the six-hour interval have been 5 DUI, seven unlicensed drivers, and 4 suspended license. 4 misdemeanor warrants have been served, and 14 autos have been towed, in accordance with the sheriff’s division.
A complete of 534 autos have been screened, the division reported.
Drivers charged with DUI face a mean of $13,500 in fines and penalties, in addition to a suspended license, in accordance with the division.
“Checkpoint places are chosen based mostly on a historical past of DUI crashes and arrests,” the division stated. “The first function of checkpoints is to not make arrests, however to advertise public security by deterring drivers from driving impaired.”
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