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News Release

Friday, April 24, 2009

Media Relations

Driving Under the Influence Checkpoint NA09108rh

WHAT:   
Sobriety Checkpoint in Harbor Division
        
WHEN:   
Saturday, May 2, 2009
6:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.

WHERE:   
Avalon Boulevard between Opp Street and I Street

WHO:   
South Traffic Division, Crime Task Force/DUI Enforcement Detail

WHY:   
The purpose of the sobriety checkpoint is to reduce the number of injuries, death, and property damage associated with the intoxicated driver.  The checkpoint will serve as a reminder to the community to use designated drivers and not drink and drive.

Funding for this checkpoint comes from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.  We can all help make our streets safer.  Report Drunk Drivers – Call 911.

CONTACT:   
For further information contact Sergeant Stephen Egan, South Traffic Division, Crime Task Force/Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Enforcement Detail at  213-485-7336.