FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Lt. Jeff Hallock (714) 904-7042, JHallock@ocsd.org
Emily Osterberg (714) 647-1840, EOsterberg@ocsd.org
This Fourth of July, ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’
SANTA ANA, Calif. – (July 2, 2014) – This Fourth of July families and friends will gather to celebrate our country with parades, parties and fireworks. For many people the celebration includes alcohol, but the holiday quickly goes from festive to fatal when people choose to drive after drinking.
To crack down on drug and alcohol impaired driving this Fourth of July the ‘Avoid the 38’ DUI Task Force will be out in full force, aggressively targeting those who put lives in danger. The DUI task force will be deploying deputies and officers to DUI/Driver’s License checkpoints in the cities of Buena Park, Cypress, Irvine and Laguna Niguel, and DUI saturation patrols in the cities of Anaheim, Brea, Irvine, Orange, Westminster, CSU Fullerton, and several cities within the Sheriff’s Department contract area. The CHP will also be deploying all available officers onto freeways and county roads as part of their Maximum Enforcement Period. Continue reading