Law enforcement officers arrested 13 suspected drunken drivers around two separate overnight checkpoints in downtown San Diego and the Cardiff-by-the-Sea area of Encinitas.
The bulk of the arrests were made in the vicinity of First Avenue and Beech Street in San Diego. In addition to the 11 suspected drunken drivers busted there between 11 p.m. Saturday and 3 a.m., officers impounded 14 vehicles, San Diego Police Officer Mark McCullough said.
Two suspected drunken drivers were arrested between 8 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 a.m. at a checkpoint on South Coast Highway near Chesterfield Drive, sheriff’s Sgt. Joe Tomaiko said. Deputies also cited eight motorists for license violations and other offenses, he said.
—City News Service
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