Lake Elsinore: New Years Eve DUI Checkpoint Nets 2 Arrests & 6 Citations

Lake Elsinore Police Department Traffic Unit made 2 arrests while conducting a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint on December 31, 2018. The checkpoint was in place at Riverside Drive and Lakeside Stadium Way between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m., resulting in the following:

385 Vehicles Screened

2 DUI-Alcohol suspects arrested

2 Drivers cited/arrested for operating a vehicle unlicensed or while suspended/revoked

6 Citations issued

Checkpoints are placed in locations that have the greatest opportunity for achieving drunk and drugged driving deterrence and provide the greatest safety for officers and the public.

The checkpoint was funded by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Press Release Provided By the Riverside County Sheriffs Department