Deputies of the San Marcos Sheriff’s Station conducted a driving under the influence and driver’s license checkpoint on January 17, 2020 in the 800 block of W. San Marcos Boulevard, in the city of San Marcos.
Results of the DUI Checkpoint:
- Total Cars through the Checkpoint: 2009
- Total Cars into the Checkpoint: 628
- Cars Sent to Secondary for Evaluation: 34
- D.U.I Evaluations: 5
- D.U.I Alcohol Arrests: 1
- D.U.I Drug Arrests: 0
- Other Arrests: 0
In addition, there were 2 vehicles impounded for the driver either being unlicensed or having an expired driver’s license. There were 13 citations issued for being an unlicensed driver and a registered owner allowing an unlicensed driver to drive their vehicle.
Funding for this checkpoint is provided to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.