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Two arrested at checkpoint in Escondido

Escondido police
Posted at 11:16 AM, Jun 12, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-12 14:16:53-04

ESCONDIDO (CNS) - One driver was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and another driver was arrested on an outstanding warrant at a checkpoint, the Escondido Police Department said Sunday.

The checkpoint was conducted from 6 p.m. Saturday to 1 a.m. Sunday at Valley Parkway and Avenida Del Diable, Lt. Scott Walters said.

Of 847 vehicles contacted, 38 drivers were cited for driving an unlicensed vehicle or having a suspended or revoked license, the lieutenant said.

The next checkpoint will be conducted in August.

Funding for the checkpoint was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety.