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Police Arrest Four DUI Suspects at San Jacinto Checkpoint

The results from a weekend DUI/driver's license checkpoint held in San Jacinto indicate four people were arrested on suspicion of DUI-- while 20 more people were found to be driving without a license.

San Jacinto police arrested four people for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs at a weekend checkpoint, officials announced Monday.

The checkpoint, held at Esplanade and Sante Fe avenues, was held Friday night into Saturday morning.

According to sheriff's Sergeant Robert Himmelberg, a total of 485 vehicles passed through the operation, while 445 of them were screened.

Of those screened, four were arrested for DUI, he said.

In addition to those arrests, checkpoint staff ticketed 20 drivers who did not have a valid license, according to Himmelberg.

Funding for the operation was provided via state and federal grants.


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