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News Release

Wednesday, July 13, 2005

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San Fernando Valley Sobriety Checkpoint

What:
San Fernando Valley Sobriety Checkpoint

When:
Friday, July 15, 2005, from 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 16, 2005

Where:
San Fernando Road, between Paxton Street and Del Sur Street

On Friday, July 15, 2005, from 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m., the next day, the Los Angeles Police Departmentís Valley Traffic Division, will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint in the San Fernando Valley.† The checkpoint will be set up to screen drivers on San Fernando Road between Paxton Street and Del Sur Street.

The focus of the checkpoint is to identify and arrest impaired drivers and to reduce the number of injuries and deaths associated with drunk driving.† This enforcement strategy also enhances public awareness about the danger of driving while under the influence of drugs and or alcohol.†

For additional information, please contact Sergeant Robert A. Kirk, Valley Traffic Division, at 818-756-8381.