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News Release

Thursday, June 4, 2009

Media Relations

Rampart and Northeast Area Sobriety Saturation Patrol NA09153jl

What:
DUI Saturation Patrols
 
When:
Sunday, June 7, 2009
6 p.m. – 2a.m.

Where:
LAPD’s Rampart and Northeast Area

Who:
Central Traffic Officers
 
Why:
Despite the tireless efforts of thousands of advocates and law enforcement officers alike, drunk driving continues to be one of America’s deadliest crimes.  This operation will be conducted in an effort to reduce the incident of injuries, death, and property damage associated with the intoxicated drivers in this area.  

Our message is simple: if we catch you driving drunk, you will be arrested!  

Funding for the checkpoint comes from the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration - 08/09 Sobriety Checkpoint Program V.  We can all help make our streets safer.  Report Drunk Drivers-Call 911.

For further information contact Central Traffic Division Sergeant Richard Lockett at 213-972-1864.