Numerous law enforcement agencies fanned out across the Temecula area looking for impaired drivers and people with outstanding DUI warrants, resulting in 38 arrests, sheriff’s officials said Saturday.
The operation took place between 6 p.m. Friday and 2 a.m., said Riverside County Sheriff’s Sgt. Raemie Wood.
Deputies worked with officers from the Murrieta Police Department and the California Highway Patrol Investigative Services Unit to carry out the operation.
In all, authorities attempted to serve 154 arrest warrants, netting 22 arrests.
Additionally, 12 people were arrested for allegedly driving while intoxicated and four others were arrested on suspicion of committing a miscellaneous crime.
Four arrestees were released with a citation while the other 34 were booked into the Cois M. Byrd Detention Center in Murrieta.