A Lake Elsinore St. Patrick’s Day crackdown on drunken and drugged driving netted one arrest and four citations, it was reported today.
Deputies from the Lake Elsinore Police Department's Traffic Enforcement Team conducted saturation patrols during the Saint Patrick's Day holiday across the city to clamp down on drunk driving, improve traffic safety, save lives and prevent injuries, according to a Lake Elsinore Police Department news release.
Arrested during the operation for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs was Menifee resident Isidoro Luna, 61, according to the news release.
Additionally, six drivers were given field sobriety tests; four drivers were cited for driving without a license or while their licenses were suspended, the release stated. The drivers' vehicles were towed.
Funding for the patrol was partially provided by the city's Traffic Offender Program, according to the news release.