DUI crackdown nets dozens of arrests

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – Officers staffing sobriety checkpoints and special DUI patrols throughout San Diego arrested dozens of motorists on suspicion of driving while intoxicated over the Independence Day weekend, authorities reported Tuesday.

In addition to booking 46 people on DUI charges between Friday and Monday, police impounded 35 vehicles for various offenses, SDPD Officer Mark McCullough said.

A total of 3,271 vehicles passed through the checkpoints, according to McCullough.

Funding for the efforts was provided by a grant from the state Office of Traffic Safety, administered through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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