STOCKTON (CBS13) – Officers have arrested one man on suspicion of DUI after he was spotted at a stoplight passed out behind the wheel.
California Highway Patrol’s Stockton division says officers were out for a special enforcement operation against impaired drivers over the weekend.READ MORE: 81 Pounds Of Meth, 11 Pounds Of Fentanyl Tablets Found After CHP Pulls Over Speeding Car
It was during this special patrol that officers spotted the passed out driver.READ MORE: Gov. Newsom Pushes Full California Public School Reopening by Fall As Many Districts Resist
Officers did not say exactly where the driver was found, but he was so fast asleep that they were able to approach unnoticed and shine a bright light into his car.
A quick investigation found that the driver was allegedly under the influence of alcohol. He was then arrested.MORE NEWS: Prosecutor: Kristin Smart Was Killed During 1996 Rape Attempt
CHP says the Regional Campaigns Against Impaired Drivers grant is putting more officers on the road to fight DUIs.