Carlsbad CA— On Saturday, Sept. 20, the Carlsbad Police Department, in partnership with the California Highway Patrol (CHP), conducted a DUI/Safety Checkpoint on Carlsbad Blvd, between Cherry St and Juniper. Between 7:00 p.m. and 11:30 p.m..
A total of 719 vehicles came through the checkpoint. Of those, 309 were directed through a primary check and 20 vehicles continued to a secondary inspection.
A total of six field sobriety tests were conducted, one arrest was made, one vehicle was towed, and three citations were issued for safety related violations. Additionally, a roving CHP motor unit arrested one driver for DUI and towed one vehicle from the same area.