Two motorists were arrested for suspicion of drunken driving during an overnight driver's license/sobriety checkpoint in Lake Elsinore, a sheriff's sergeant said Saturday.
A Lake Elsinore man and a Canadian tourist were arrested at the checkpoint, in front of Lakeside High School on Riverside Drive. It began at 7 p.m. Friday and ended Saturday at 2 a.m., said Riverside County Sheriff's Department Sgt. Peter Giannakakos.
Giannakakos said 13 vehicles were either stored overnight or impounded for 30 days. Sixteen unlicensed or suspended drivers were ordered to appear in court.
Here is the full breakdown from the checkpoint:
- 491 Vehicles passed through the checkpoint
- 35 Vehicles were diverted to secondary screening
- 6 Persons were given field sobriety tests
- 2 DUI suspects were arrested:
Rolando Hazzard, 35 years old, Lake Elsinore
Glen Cameron, 74 years old, British Columbia
—City News Service contributed to this report.