San Diego Sheriff‘s deputies will conduct a DUI and driver’s license checkpoint on Saturday night in Lemon Grove.
Officers will be stopping drivers at an undisclosed location in the city from 8 p.m. Saturday to 2 a.m. Sunday to check for alcohol or marijuana impairment.
“Traffic volume and weather permitting, all vehicles may be checked and drivers who are under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs will be arrested,” Sgt. Aaron Montan said in a statement.
“Our objective is to send a clear message to those who are considering driving a motor vehicle after consuming alcohol and/or drugs,” he added.
Checkpoints like this are routinely announced in advance because of the deterrent effct on drivers.
The operation is funded by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.