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LA MESA -- Cinco de Mayo is one of those unofficial holidays that bring out both the amateur and professional drinkers. If you haven't heard enough about La Mesa's special enforcement of DUI laws, read this recent…Continue
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By Chris Lavin
La Mesa Today Editor
LA MESA -- When they asked the notorious criminal Willie Sutton why he robbed banks, he famously answered "because that is where the money is.''
Spend an evening with the La Mesa police officer Ryan Rogers and…
LA MESA -- Local and county police authorities are planning extra enforcement efforts to curb drunk drivers during the traditional end of year celebrations. Police are promoting special DUI towing and designated driver services.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says 774 people were killed in California last year as a result of alcohol-related…Continue
LA MESA -- In response to a few recent street crimes -- purse snatching and robberies -- crime prevention specialists are giving some good tips to reduce your chances of being a victim. See Crime Prevention below.
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LA MESA -- In this week's report, police are crediting cross-department cooperation for solving some La Mesa criminal cases. Also, they are offering advice for motorists who find themselves involved in a fender bender…Continue
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LA MESA -- Police are asking for help from local residents in combatting a spree of late night burglaries at local businesses. Details below in "case highlights." Also, the recent spate of earthquakes in the far East County has officials reminding us…Continue
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July 4th DUI Sweep Netted One
LA MESA -- The La Mesa Police Department conducted a 4th of July DUI Saturation Patrol for seven hours on the holiday.
Twenty-nine drivers were stopped and six of those were further evaluated for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. Of those suspected drunk drivers that were evaluated, one was issued a DUI citation for a violation of…
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DUI Checkpoint Checks 29, One Arrested
LA MESA -- The La Mesa Police Department conducted a “Cinco De Mayo” holiday DUI Saturation Patrol for eight hours Thursday.
29 drivers were stopped and 15 of them were further evaluated for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. Of those suspected drunk drivers that were evaluated, one was arrested for DUI. In addition to…
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DUI Warrant Sweep Nets Three
LA MESA --The La Mesa Police Department conducted a DUI Warrant Sweep on Friday and arrested three people with outstanding warrants.
Police said a total of forty subjects with outstanding DUI warrants that had been issued in the last two months were identified. Several teams of Officers attempted to locate these subjects at their last known…
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Checkpoint nabs scofflaws, drug violations
LA MESA --The La Mesa Police Department conducted a DUI/Driver License checkpoint for six hours on along the 7100 block of University Avenue.
• 896 vehicles traveled through the checkpoint.
• 30 drivers were taken into the secondary inspection area.
• 7 drivers were further evaluated for driving…
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