FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 9, 2014
Released by: Lt. Bob Dunn, Contact: (714) 497-6330
Subject: Anaheim Police Plan DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint and DUI Saturation Patrols
The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Detail will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License checkpoint at Harbor Blvd. / La Palma Ave. along with special DUI Roving Saturation Patrols during the month of December.
- DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint is set for December 13, from 7:00 PM to 3:00 AM
- Roving DUI Saturation Patrols will be deploying on December 11-13, 16, 18-20, 23, 27, 30, and 31 between 7:00 PM and 3:00 AM
Over the course of the past three years, DUI collisions have claimed 13 lives and resulted in 1,004 crashes harming 407 of our friends and neighbors in Anaheim. A DUI checkpoint is a proven effective method to lower these numbers. Additionally, drivers will be checked to ensure that they have a valid driver’s license. When possible, specially trained officers will be available to evaluate those suspected of drug-impaired driving.
If you are planning a gathering or celebration with alcohol included, or if you are out on the town, plan ahead and designate sober driver. A DUI and drug-impaired arrest can costs up to $10,000 or even more, including time in jail, the loss or your driver license and high insurance rates.
These enforcement efforts are funded by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Remember, everyone is encouraged to help keep our roadways safe; Report Drunk Drivers – Call 911!
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