Translate this page

One arrested at Lake Elsinore checkpoint

Saturday, August 30th, 2014
Issue 35, Volume 18.

One suspected drunken driver was arrested during a sobriety checkpoint in Lake Elsinore that ended today.

Sheriff's deputies began their operation at 7 p.m. Friday at El Toro Cut Off Road and Highway 74. They ended it at 2 a.m., Riverside County sheriff's Sgt. Peter Giannakakos said.

A total of 601 vehicles had passed through Advertisement
Advertisement for Carrington Home Loans
[ Carrington Home Loans ]
the checkpoint and 27 of them were screened. Seven people were given field sobriety tests but one of them, Christopher Mosqueda, 20, of Lake Elsinore, flunked and was arrested for suspicion of drunken driving, Giannakakos said.

Sixteen drivers were cited for being unlicensed or driving a vehicle without a license. Five vehicles were impounded and towed, Giannakakos said.



arrow Be the first to share your opinion on this article!

Add your Comment


Images, Formatting, or HTML is not allowed : plain text only. You may post up to 5 website addresses within your comment.


The Valley News has tightened its' policy regarding comments.
While we invite you to contribute your opinions and thoughts, we request that you refrain from using vulgar or obscene words and post only comments that directly pertain to the specific topic of the story or article.
Comments that are derogatory in nature have a high likelihood for editing or non-approval if they carry the possibility of being libelous.
The comment system is not intended as a forum for individuals or groups to air personal grievances against other individuals or groups.
Please, no advertising or trolling.
In posting a comment for consideration, users understand that their posts may be edited as necessary to meet system parameters, or the post may not be approved at all. By submitting a comment, you agree to all the rules and guidelines described here.
Most comments are approved or disregarded within one business day.

RSS FeedFacebookTwitter

Advertisement for Wayne Guglielmo


Most Commented

Reach Local Customers

The Valley News The Valley News
760-723-7319 - 1588 S. Mission Rd. Suite 200, Fallbrook CA 92028
All contents copyright ©2015
About Us
Earthquake Information
Business Listings
Contact Us
Letter to the Editor
Report a website error
Online Digital Edition
RSS Feeds