Sheriff’s DUI checkpoint nabs one suspect

On Friday, August 19, 2021 (1) driver was arrested for DUI at a DUI checkpoint.

The DUI checkpoint was held at Fairfax Avenue and Santa Monica Boulevard from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.

DUI checkpoint locations are determined based on reported incidents of impaired driving-related crashes. The primary purpose of DUI checkpoints are to promote public safety by taking suspected impaired drivers off roads.

Funding for this checkpoint was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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Alex Villanueva, Sheriff
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department

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Fred
Fred
5 months ago

Why would they post a DUI Checkpoint a year ago August 19 2021 Who cares something happen a year ago

Stuart Foxx
Stuart Foxx
5 months ago
Reply to  Fred

But – interesting that they posted it.

WEHO Resident
WEHO Resident
5 months ago
Reply to  Fred

It looks like a typo. They meant to write 2022, as in, last Friday. Aug 19 didn’t fall on a Friday in 2021.

Dave
Dave
5 months ago
Reply to  Fred

I’m guessing they messed up with that 2021 date, since they weren’t doing checkpoints last year because of covid restrictions. Somebody’s typo. It was this year.

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