Lake Elsinore police conducted a DUI/driver’s license checkpoint on Corydon Road east of Palomar Street Friday night, resulting in one driver arrested for suspicion of DUI.
The checkpoint operated from 7 p.m. until 2 a.m., according to Sgt. Peter Giannakakos. Of the 999 vehicles that passed through the checkpoint, 23 were sent to a secondary-inspection area for further evaluation. Two drivers were given field sobriety tests.
Four vehicles were towed and impounded for 30 days and multiple drivers were cited for driving on a suspended license or without a license. The driver arrested for suspicion of DUI was a 52-year-old man from Murrieta.
The checkpoint was funded by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.