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Four Arrests Made for DUI at Checkpoint

Six hour checkpoint nets a total of six arrests.

Temecula Police arrested four people on suspicion of drunk driving at a DUI checkpoint Friday night.  

According to Sergeant John Magnan, two other drivers were detained for not having a license during the six-hour enforcement checkpoint at Pechanga Parkway and Rainbow Canyon Road.

By the numbers:

  • 3,000 vehicles through the checkpoint
  • 1,487 vehicles were screened.
  • 6 vehicles towed
  • 13 field sobriety tests
Breech August 20, 2012 at 09:00 PM
This town is seriously going down the toilet.Gestapo BS at its finest.
Susan August 21, 2012 at 10:24 AM
Seems to me if they want drunk drivers, the wine trail on any weekend instead of the casino seems the smart thing to do. They KNOW all those cars are drinking and driving. Heck I've seen people pull over, throw up and drive to the next winery. HA! yet they do nothing. hmmmmm?
Susan August 21, 2012 at 10:26 AM
Well for one, At 2:00am at the local bars, block the exits and get the tow trucks. and yet again..........................................
Susan August 21, 2012 at 10:29 AM
What's left of the constitution that they haven't ammended to suit their needs? seriously....pfft!
Brenda October 13, 2012 at 07:17 AM
Here yea Here yea Samantha. My feelings exactly. People against them need to be involved in a DUI, be a victim, a witness, or someone trying to get help to the injured parties, often times babies, Moms, Dads, Grandparents on their way home from vacation, etc. etc. Friends who are dead, or who will never walk again who were once vibrant outgoing people, now just a shell of their former selves, watching a man somewhere in his 70's trying to get a baby out of a backseat car seat while the car is on fire, with another spraying a fire extinguisher all over him, the car and the baby, with the drunk driver STILL singing.

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