Maui Cop on Leave for DUI Busted for Allegedly Being Drunk in Public in Newport Beach

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Maui Police Department
John Salomon apparently extended his troubles across the Pacific Ocean.
A Maui Police Department officer who was on unpaid administrative leave for allegedly driving under the influence on June 11 was arrested on suspicion of being drunk in public Saturday afternoon in Newport Beach.

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TONIGHT: Checkpoints in Garden Grove, Santa Ana; Stanton, Yorba Linda, Villa Park Patrols

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Tonight's DUI checkpoint in Garden Grove is in the memory of Allison Saliture, who was 16 when she was killed by a drunken driver in 1994.
UPDATE, JUNE 19, 11:41 A.M.: The Orange County Sheriff's Department is deploying "saturation patrols" or deputies assigned specifically to stop and arrest alcohol- and drug-impaired drivers, from 7 tonight through 3 a.m. Saturday in Stanton, Yorba Linda and Villa Park, officials announced.

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Anaheim, Santa Ana and Laguna Niguel DUI Checkpoints TONIGHT!

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Courtesy of the Orange County Sheriff's Department
Look for a sign like this in North, Central and South County tonight.
There will be three--count 'em--THREE sobriety checkpoints in Orange County tonight, one at an undisclosed spot in Laguna Niguel and the other two at disclosed spots in Anaheim and Santa Ana.

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Newport Beach Checkpoint and Sheriff's Motorcycle Safety Enforcement TONIGHT

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Illustration by Jay Brockman/OC Weekly
Don't drink like a fish and drive in Newps tonight.
Newport Beach Police Department's Traffic Unit holds a DUI/drivers license checkpoint from 8 tonight through 2 a.m. Saturday.

But where, you ask?

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Memorial Weekend Checkpoints: Santa Ana, Tustin, Anaheim TONIGHT; Irvine's is Saturday

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Photo by John Gilhooley/OC Weekly
The line extends four miles past the county line to frisk her.
UPDATE NO. 2, MAY 22, 12:47 A.M.: Now the Anaheim Police Department is announcing a Memorial Day weekend of anti-DUI enforcement, beginning with a checkpoint from 8 tonight through 3 a.m. Saturday. The location is after the jump ...

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Loved Ones of the Late Robert Lavender III (a.k.a. "Chance Daily") Rejoice Over Re-arrest

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Courtesy of Fullerton Police Department
Deanna Marie Soto was placed back in custody last week.
The prayers of family and friends of Robert Lavender III have finally been answered, nearly a year after the motorcyclist nicknamed "Chance Daily" was killed in a Fullerton crash police blamed on an alleged drunken driver.

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Look for Lake Forest DUI Checkpoint TONIGHT

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Courtesy of Orange County Sheriff's Department
Deputies will put signs like this up somewhere in Lake Forest tonight.
The Orange County Sheriff's Department announced this morning that it is conducting a DUI/drivers license checkpoint from 6 tonight through 3 a.m. Saturday in Lake Forest. But where in the land of few lakes and forests?

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Tustin and Newport Beach Police Run Special Cinco de Mayo DUI Patrols TONIGHT

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Photo by flickr user Florencia Russi
Come for the tequila, stay for the Uber ride home.
UPDATE, MAY 5, 6 A.M.: Some Orange County police officers will be pulling extra duty tonight--Cinco de Mayo--by helping those who are normally on patrol by flooding streets known for drunken driving stops, arrests, crashes and fatalities.

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Santa Ana Hosts Checkpoint SATURDAY; Garden Grove Cops Brace for Cinco de Drinko

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Illustration by Bob Aul/OC Weekly
Not advised in Santa Ana, especially this Saturday night.
The Santa Ana Police Department holds a DUI/drivers license checkpoint from 9 p.m. Saturday through 3 a.m. Sunday. Where? Click through ...

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Santa Ana Cops and OC Deputies Join Garden Grove Police in Anti-DUI Operations TONIGHT

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Photo by flickr user Braden Gunem
Uh-oh, po-po ...
UPDATE, APRIL 10, 11:10 A.M.: More anti-DUI operations tonight have been announced by the Santa Ana Police and Orange County Sheriff's departments.

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