CHP arrests 28 suspected drunk drivers over weekend - San Diego, California News Station - KFMB Channel 8 - cbs8.com

CHP arrests 28 suspected drunk drivers over weekend

Posted: Updated:

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - California Highway Patrol officers in San Diego County arrested 28 suspected drunken drivers from Friday evening to 6 a.m. Sunday, 15 fewer than the tally for the same pre-Christmas period last year.

No vehicle occupants were killed during the reporting period that started at 6:01 p.m. Friday, law enforcement agencies throughout San Diego County reported. Two fatalities were reported during the first day-and-a half of the reporting period last year.

CHP officers throughout the state arrested 700 suspected drunken drivers on freeways and on roads in unincorporated areas during the reporting period, 10 less than the same time period last year, according to the CHP.

Statewide, 15 traffic fatalities occurred during this year's reporting period. Law enforcement agencies reported five fatalities during the same period last year.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Closing arguments in violent crime spree case

    Closing arguments in violent crime spree case

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 4:21 PM EDT2014-04-16 20:21:16 GMT
    Closing arguments are scheduled Wednesday in the trial of a gang member accused of taking part in a 12-hour crime spree in San Diego. 
    Closing arguments are scheduled Wednesday in the trial of a gang member accused of taking part in a 12-hour crime spree in San Diego that included the near-fatal beating of an 18-year-old UC Berkeley student from the San Fernando Valley. 
  • College students displaced after house fire

    College students displaced after house fire

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 4:16 PM EDT2014-04-16 20:16:53 GMT
    A dozen people were displaced when discarded smoking material sparked a fire at a former fraternity house near San Diego State University early Wednesday, causing $250,000 in damage, authorities said. 
    A dozen people were displaced when discarded smoking material sparked a fire at a former fraternity house near San Diego State University early Wednesday, causing $250,000 in damage, authorities said. 
  • Fire damages Mission Beach apartment building

    Fire damages Mission Beach apartment building

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 4:01 PM EDT2014-04-16 20:01:57 GMT
    An electrical problem in a ground-floor kitchen wall sparked a fire Wednesday that caused an estimated $250,000 worth of damage to a Mission Beach apartment building. 
    An electrical problem in a ground-floor kitchen wall sparked a fire Wednesday that caused an estimated $250,000 worth of damage to a Mission Beach apartment building. 
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and Midwest Television, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.