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  2. Mark is involved with the San Diego Bar Association serving on its legal panel.

  3. Due to his legal experience Mark Deniz has the privilege of serving on several attorney panels.

  4. Mark Deniz is a top contributor on Avvo providing outstanding legal advice. Mark Deniz also serves on the Avvo Legal Panel. The only San Diego Criminal Defense attorney who is on the panel.

  5. Mark Deniz is a member of California DUI Lawyers Association.

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    Mark Deniz has been named one of The National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys “Top 10” Attorneys.

  7. Mark Deniz has been deemed by The Lead Counsel Rating for providing exceptional legal representation to individuals and businesses.

  8. The firm is a member of the better business bureau who ensures quality service for its clients.

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No Oceanside DUI Arrests during checkpoint

It sound like an eternal win-win argument. No Oceanside DUI arrests. It is a great deterrent. A ton of Oceanside DUI arrests....and we are trying to stem a great danger.

Could it be that the checkpoint had little to do with deterrence. What the checkpoint did do was give overtime to many officers who instead of being on patrol sat at a point and made no arrest and a ton of overtime.

Oceanside checkpoints are one of the tools out there to thwart DUI driving. Does the cost outweigh its productivity? Do agencies conduct these checkpoints to keep grants?

Is the checkpoint pass constitutional muster? I believe we are all in for DUI deterrence. As a taxpayer and citizen I ask they pick the tools that best attacks the issue for the lowest cost.

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Several citations were issued but no arrests were made Friday when Oceanside Police Department conducted several DUI/driver's license checkpoints.

The checkpoints were held between 8:30 p.m. and 12:30 a.m. in the downtown area, according to police Sgt. Ignacio Lopez.

A total of 587 drivers were screened by officers, with two field sobriety tests given resulting in no DUI arrests, Lopez reported.

Eleven citations were issued - one for driving on a suspended license and eight for driving without licenses, according to the sergeant.

Additionally, Oceanside police towed three vehicles to be impounded for 30 days.

The checkpoint was funded with grant monies from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Lopez said.

The fuil article can be found here.

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