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25 cited at sobriety checkpoint in Escondido

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ESCONDIDO (CNS) - An overnight Escondido Police Department sobriety checkpoint that ended at 3 a.m. Saturday resulted in 25 citations including one driver arrested for suspicion of drunken driving.

Citations issued included eight for suspended licenses, 10 for unlicensed drivers and seven for no insurance. A total of 12 vehicles were impounded.

Under a new state law, drivers whose only offense was being unlicensed to drive were given the opportunity to locate the registered owner of the vehicle to either take or assign possession of the vehicle to a licensed driver.


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