An operation targeting suspected drunk and impaired drivers in Pasadena resulted in three people being arrested on suspicion of DUI, including one on suspicion of being under the influence of marijuana, authorities said Saturday.
The DUI saturation patrol program ran from 6 p.m. Friday until 2 a.m. Saturday throughout the city, according to Lt. Mark Goodman of the Pasadena Police Department.
A total of 121 vehicle enforcement stops were made and three people were taken into custody, Goodman said.
“The number of DUI arrests… suggests that people are listening to DUI education and prevention efforts and are using taxi or ride share services,” Goodman said. “Advance planning and sticking to it is the key to staying safe when out on the town.”
Individuals caught driving impaired and charged with DUI can expect the impact of the arrest to be approximately $13,500, including fines, fees, DUI classes, license suspension and other expenses, not to mention jail time, Goodman said.