Sobriety/Drivers License Checkpoint in Pacific Area

July 14, 2005

Sobriety/Drivers License Checkpoint in Pacific Area

Saturday, July 16, 2005, from 7:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, July 17, 2005

Venice Boulevard at Walgrove Avenue

On Saturday, July 16, 2005, the Los Angeles Police Department’s West Traffic Division will be conducting a sobriety/driver license checkpoint.

The purpose of the sobriety/driver license checkpoint is to reduce the number of traffic collisions involving intoxicated and unlicensed drivers through enforcement and public awareness.  Officers and Reserves from West Traffic Division will staff the checkpoint.  The California Office of Traffic Safety in their efforts to support the apprehension of drunk drivers has provided the funds to conduct this operation.

For further information contact Sergeant O. C. Smith, West Traffic Division, Driving Under the Influence Team at 213-473-0222.