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.