DUI Checkpoints In La Quinta & Indian Wells…Long Hours, Just 2 DUI Arrests

At a DUI checkpoint in Indian Wells, just one person was arrested for DUI, one person was arrested for resisting, delaying, and obstructing a Peace Officer, and one person was arrested for possession of a firearm & possession of narcotics for sale.

The DUI checkpoint was held at Eldorado Drive and Highway 111, Indian Wells, from 6:00 p.m. Friday June 28th to 2:00 a.m. Saturday June 29th 2024.

895 vehicles went through the checkpoint, 51 of those vehicles received secondary screening. 6 Field Sobriety Tests were conducted. 17 drivers were cited for operating a vehicle without a license.


Deputies in La Quinta were also conducted a checkpoint on Friday June 28th 2024.

That one was from 4 in the afternoon Friday until 2 a-m Saturday June 29th 2024.

Deputies made 43 traffic stops, conducted 8 field sobriety tests, and arrested 1 driver for DUI.  

They issued 39 citations though there are no details about what violations were involved.


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