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Four arrested in SLO police DUI saturation patrol

The San Luis Obispo police station at Santa Rosa and Walnut streets.
The San Luis Obispo police station at Santa Rosa and Walnut streets. SanLuisObispo

San Luis Obispo police arrested four individuals during a May 5 DUI saturation patrol.

The special patrol was conducted between 7 p.m. and 3 a.m. throughout San Luis Obispo with the purpose of deterring impaired driving.

Officers stopped 39 vehicles during the patrol, according to a San Luis Obispo Police Department news release. One driver was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol. Three individuals were arrested on suspicion of other criminal charges, and five citations were issued.

The patrol was funded by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Officers will conduct another patrol June 4.

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