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News Release

Thursday, December 15, 2005

Media Relations

LAPD Sobriety

What:
Sobriety and Driver License Checkpoint

When:
Saturday, December 17, 2005, 6:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m., December 18, 2005

Where:
Anaheim Street and Eubank Avenue

Who:
LAPD Officers from South Traffic Division

Why:
The purpose of the sobriety/driver license checkpoint is to reduce the number of traffic collisions involving intoxicated and unlicensed drivers through enforcement and public awareness. Officers from Harbor and South Traffic Division will staff the checkpoint. The California Office of Traffic Safety in their efforts to support the apprehension of drunk drivers has provided the funds to conduct this operation during their 'You Drink You Drive You Lose' campaign.

For further information, please call Sergeant Arturo R. Gomez, South Traffic Division at 213-485-7336.