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9 Arrested For Alledged DUI During Checkpoint In Lake Elsinore

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LAKE ELSINORE (CBS) — Officials made nine arrests during a drunken driving checkpoint in Lake Elsinore late Friday night and early Saturday morning, said authorities.

Deputies checked drivers at Riverside Drive and Collier Avenue, just went of I-15, said officers.

Those arrested were:

• Miguel Medina, 35, of Lake Elsinore;

• John Varian, 40, of Mira Loma;

•Manual Merida, 35, of Lake Elsinore;

•Carlos Brito, 45, of Murrieta;

•David Jackson, 34, of Lake Elsinore;

•Michael Rails, 45, of Lake Elsinore.

In addition, Jose Ruvalcaba, 46, of Corona was arrested on a warrant issued for a narcotics violation; Bobby Roberts, 42, of Escondido, was arrested on a warrant issued for a parole violation; and Brittany Petcheil, 28, of Escondido, was arrested on a warrant issued for a drug violation.

Deputies gave 14 field sobriety tests, cited five drivers for vehicle code violations and 29 others for driver without proper licenses. A report stated that each of these drivers’ was towed.

(©2011 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services contributed to this report.)

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