SAN DIEGO (CNS) - An overnight sobriety and driver's license checkpoint in the East Village of downtown San Diego yielded 10 arrests, police said Saturday.
The checkpoint was operated between 11:05 p.m. Friday and 3 a.m. in the 1400 block of G Street, said San Diego police Officer Mark McCullough.
A total of 2,028 vehicles passed through the checkpoint. Of those, 813 were screened by officers and 31 drivers were detained for further evaluation of their sobriety, he said.
Ten people were arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, nine vehicles were impounded and one citation was issued to an unlicensed driver, McCullough said.
The Surfrider Foundation announced that it is filing a lawsuit against the federal agency in charge of water and sanitation issues at the U.S.-Mexico border for its inability to stop Tijuana River sewage flows from polluting local beaches.
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