Menifee: Sheriff’s deputies arrest six during intensified DUI patrol

Six people were arrested for suspicion of drunken driving by sheriff’s deputies during intensified overnight patrols on the streets of Menifee, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department reported today.

The effort aimed at catching suspected drunken drivers began at 8 p.m. Saturday and ended at 3 a.m. A total of 44 vehicles were pulled over, with 21 drivers given field sobriety tests, according to the department.

One driver suspected of using drugs while behind the wheel was arrested. Five other drivers were arrested for allegedly using alcohol while driving, sheriff’s authorities said.

Four drivers were cited for driving with a suspended license, the sheriff’s department reported.

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