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Juvenile Arrested for Assaulting Police Officer at DUI Check Point in San Jose

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A juvenile was arrested for assaulting a San Jose police officer on Friday at a DUI checkpoint in south San Jose where officers screened more than 1,000 vehicles, police said. Police contacted the young driver at the intersection of Blossom Hill Road and Snell Avenue, just east of state Highway 85, where the checkpoint was held beginning at 9 p.m., police said.

In addition to the crime of assaulting an officer, the juvenile was arrested on suspicion of possession of a stolen vehicle and driving under the influence of marijuana, police said. One adult was arrested at the checkpoint on suspicion of DUI, police said. Officers screened 1,053 drivers total, police said.

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  • The money used to pay for the officers at the check point was not taxpayer money. It was money provided by a special grant specifically for the anti-drunk driving campaign. It can also be viewed as being successful as a deterrent to people that may consider driving under the influence.

  • wow 1,053 people screened and only 1 arrest made? sounds like the checkpoint was a big waste of time and taxpayer money considering half of the officers at the checkpoint were probabley collecting overtime pay.

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