On Friday night, July 10, officers from the Escondido Police Department participated in a DUI Saturation Patrol. Officers assigned to this detail made 43 traffic stops and conducted 7 Field Sobriety Tests.
During the evening, one driver was arrested for DUI alcohol, and another driver was arrested for DUI alcohol/ drug combo. 8 drivers were cited for being unlicensed or having a suspended license. 4 vehicles were impounded.
*Notable arrest: Officers stopped a driver for not wearing his seatbelt. The driver was arrested for DUI alcohol/ drug combo. A search incident to arrest yielded ¼ pound of cocaine. The driver was booked on several felony offenses.