August 17, 2005

What:LAPD Conducting Sobriety and Driver License Checkpoint
When:Saturday, August 20, 2005Sunday, August 21, 20056:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
Where:Manchester Avenue between Hoover Street and Denver Street
Who:LAPD Officers from South Traffic Division
Why:It is believed the majority of hit and run traffic collisions involve either drunk or unlicensed drivers.  Driving under the influence of alcohol is unacceptable behavior causing impairment, often leading to property damage, injury or death.  A driver without a license who operates a vehicle is subject to having that vehicle impounded.
For further information, contact the Sergeant Roy Van Duyne, South Traffic Division at 213-485-7417.