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Friday, April 8, 2005

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Traffic Collisions Involving Intoxicated Drivers Sparks LAPD Checkpoint

"Traffic Collisions Involving Intoxicated Drivers
Sparks LAPD Checkpoint"

 

What:
West Traffic Division Sobriety Checkpoint Notification

When:
Saturday, April 9, 2005 at 8:00 p.m. until Sunday, April 10, 2005 at 2:00 a.m.

Where:
Wilshire Area, Western Avenue at Eighth Street

Contact:
Sergeant O.C. Smith, Officer-In-Charge, Driving Under the Influence Team, 213-473-0222

Why:
The purpose of the sobriety checkpoint is to reduce the number of traffic collisions involving intoxicated drivers through enforcement and public awareness. Officers assigned to LAPD's West Traffic and Wilshire Divisions will staff the checkpoint.