SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Fifteen motorists were arrested on suspicion of drunken driving in or near a checkpoint in the Pacific Beach section of San Diego, a police officer said Sunday.
Fifteen vehicles were impounded during the checkpoint in the 2400 block of Grand Avenue that began at 11 p.m. Saturday and ended Sunday at 3 a.m., said San Diego police officer Mark McCullough.
McCullough said 1,022 vehicles passed through the checkpoint, with 689 of those vehicles being screened by officers.
A fire that started in a garage badly damaged a home in Scripps Ranch on Sunday morning, a fire official said.
An allegedly-intoxicated driver crashed down an embankment after trying to evade a pursuing sheriff's deputy Saturday night.
San Diegans are going online to raise money to help make ends meet amid a partial government shutdown prolonged by a impasse over President Trump's demand for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Waterfront Park in downtown San Diego played host to thousands of people demonstrating in the third annual Women's March, which also took place in dozens of other cities across the country.
Three people robbed a San Carlos jewelry store on Saturday afternoon, then fled before officers were able to arrive, police said.