CHULA VISTA (CNS) - One person was arrested for suspicion of drunken driving and several others were cited for vehicle code violations at a checkpoint in Chula Vista Saturday.
Traffic stops were conducted on 40 vehicles, police said. Four drivers were evaluated for suspected drunken driving. and one of those drivers was arrested for driving under the influence of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance.
A passenger in that vehicle was arrested for an outstanding felony warrant.
A bicyclist was arrested for riding his bicycle under the influence of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance.
One driver was cited and released for possession of marijuana. Another was cited for driving on a suspended license. Fifteen citations were written for various other vehicle code violations.
The DUI Saturation Patrol aims to increase pubic awareness by decreasing the number of drivers who drive under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs as well as ensuring drivers have valid driver's licenses.
The Chula Vista Police Department asked the public's continued assistance in reporting drunken drivers by calling 911.
Cal Fire firefighters are working to knock down a vegetation fire, dubbed the Lost Fire, off Lost Valley Road near Warner Springs.
Signs warning of shark in the area of Silver Strand State Beach have been posted following a report of a shark sighting Saturday morning.
A ticket with five numbers in Friday's drawing of the multi-state Mega Millions lottery, but missing the Mega number, was sold at a CVS pharmacy in Chula Vista and is worth $1,502,885.
Pop Culture Hero Coalition created the first-ever outreach against bullying at a Comic-Con in 2013, and has since participated in over 30 conventions. The group is hosting an anti-bullying panel at Comic-Con Day 3 from 2 to 3 p.m. in Room 28DE.
A young father detained by immigration officials and facing deportation was freed Friday, and a protest planned for Fallbrook Saturday will instead be turned into a celebration, community leaders said.
Civil rights leader John Lewis led a march through Comic-Con on Saturday. About 1,000 people joined the Georgia Democrat on a march through the crowded San Diego Convention Center following a panel discussion of about his trilogy of graphic novels, "March."
Politicians will join celebrities at Comic-Con International Saturday in San Diego as the annual celebration of the popular arts enters its third day at the convention center.