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Thursday, October 5, 2000

Media Relations

Sobriety Checkpoint in Hollywood Area

LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
PRESS RELEASE
Thursday, October 5, 2000



"Sobriety Checkpoint in Hollywood Area"

Hollywood - In an effort to reduce the number of fatal injury traffic collisions involving the intoxicated drivers, the West Traffic Division of the Los Angeles Police Department will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint. The sobriety checkpoint will be operational on Saturday, October 7, 2000 between the hours of 9:00 P.M. and 1:00 A.M. The checkpoint will be in position on Sunset Boulevard at Cassil Place in the Hollywood Area. The Officer-in-Charge is Sergeant David Ferry of the West Traffic Division Driving Under the Influence Team. Approximately 20 officers and 3 supervisors from West Traffic Division and Hollywood Divisions will be running this sobriety checkpoint.

For further information, please contact West Traffic Division at 213-473-0402.

This media advisory was prepared by Public Information Officer Jason Lee, Media Relations Section 213-485-3586.




For Release 3:00 pm PDT
October 5, 2000