Elk Grove Police Arrests DUI Suspects in Two Incidents

Elk Grove Police arrested two suspects yesterday on suspicion of drunk driving and apprehended two other suspects with outstanding arrest warrants. 

The first incident happened early last night when a vehicle driven by 47-year old Damonte Eastman of Elk Grove was stopped on the 7300 block of Laguna Boulevard by a Sacramento County Sheriff Department Deputy for a vehicle code violation. An EGPD officer responded to assist the deputy with a DUI evaluation and upon contact, the suspect reportedly displayed objective signs of impairment. Eastman failed a field sobriety tests and was arrested.

The other DUI arrest occurred after EGPD officers responded to a verbal disturbance near Big Horn and Franklin boulevards. When officers arrived, they observed 45-year old Tammy Benavidez of Sacramento driving away from the location.  

Officers conducted a vehicle stop for a vehicle code violation and contacted Benavidez who reportedly displayed objective signs of impairment. After failing a field sobriety test Benavidez was taken into custody. 

In other activity, officers also arrested 19-year old Jesse Dalton of Sacramento. Dalton is being held at the county jail and is not eligible for release on a felony commitment rearrest for grand theft. 

The other suspect was apprehended was 24-year old Albert Ybarra following a traffic stop and a records check. Ybarra was booked into the county jail but has been released on bail. 

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