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Don’t Drink and Drive This Labor Day

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Deputies to increase DUI checkpoints & patrols to keep drivers safe

With the unofficial end of summer almost here, the Sheriff’s Department is stepping up efforts to stop impaired drivers from hitting the road leading up to Labor Day.

Watch for increased DUI patrols by deputies across the county beginning on Friday, August 19th through Labor Day on Monday, September 5th.

Deputies will also be holding DUI checkpoints in the following cities:

 San Marcos – August 19th

Vista – August 27th

Encinitas  – August 26th 

September 2nd During the Labor Day enforcement period in 2015 (August 21st to September 7th),  deputies arrested 85 people on suspicion of driving under the influence. During the same period in 2014 (August 15th to September 1st ), 83 drivers were arrested for DUI by the Sheriff’s Department.


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