Overnight driver’s license/sobriety checkpoint in Escondido yields no DUI arrests

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DUI Crackdown

ESCONDIDO – No motorists were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs during an overnight driver’s license/sobriety checkpoint in Escondido, police said Sunday.

Nineteen motorists were cited for driving unlicensed and seven motorists were cited for driving with a suspended license at the checkpoint in the area of Valley Parkway and Juniper Street, the Escondido Police Department reported.

Also, 10 motorists were cited for driving with no insurance and eight vehicles were impounded during the checkpoint.

Police did not release an approximate time of when the checkpoint occurred.