Friday and Saturday
LOS ANGELES, Calif.—Los Angeles Police Department officers will staff two sobriety/driver’s license checkpoints this weekend, beginning tonight, in an ongoing effort to combat drunken driving.
From 8 p.m. until 2 a.m. Saturday, officers will run a checkpoint at La Cienega Boulevard between Rosewood and Oakwood avenues near West Hollywood.
And from 8 p.m. Saturday to 2 a.m. Sunday, there will be a checkpoint on Manchester Avenue between Main Street and Broadway in South Los Angeles.
Officers will check motorists for signs of alcohol or drug impairment and will also check for proper licensing.
Funding for checkpoints such as these are provided to local law enforcement organizations by grants from the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
“You can help make your community safe,” said Christopher Murphy, director of the OTS. “If you see a drunk driver, call 911.”
LOS ANGELES, Calif.—California Highway Patrol and other law enforcement officers will be out in force on the July Fourth weekend, on the lookout for motorists driving drunk, speeding, or otherwise violating traffic laws.
The CHP’s Maximum Enforcement Period, during which all available officers will be assigned to patrol duties, will begin at 6 p.m. and will continue until 11:59 p.m. Monday, said CHP Commissioner Joe Farrow.
VENICE, Calif.—A sobriety and license checkpoint will be conducted Friday evening in Venice, according to the Los Angeles police.
The drunken driving checkpoint will be held at Washington Boulevard between Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Yale Avenue from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday, said LAPD Officer Don Iman.
LOS ANGELES, Calif.—Law enforcement officers will be out in force over the Memorial Day weekend targeting motorists who drink and drive, drive too fast or who are just reckless.
The California Highway Patrol's "maximum enforcement period'' begins at 6 p.m. and continues through 11:59 p.m. Monday, and all available officers will be on patrol, said CHP Commissioner Joe Farrow.
LOS ANGELES, Calif.—Law enforcement officers will be out in force in Los Angeles this weekend looking for drunken drivers and other traffic violators.
Driver's license and sobriety checkpoints are being conducted by LAPD officers at the following times and places today:
• (NEW LCOATION) Central Traffic Division, from 7 p.m.-12:30 a.m. at Slauson Avenue and Olive Street in Newton Area; (OLD LOCATION) Central Traffic Division, from 7 p.m.-2 a.m. at Florence Avenue and Wadsworth Avenue in Newton Area;
LOS ANGELES, Calif.—A “high-risk” sex offender who was paroled earlier this month removed his GPS tracking device in South Los Angeles and is being sought by authorities.
Valentino Rodriguez was paroled Oct. 4 and was living at 5819 E. Olympic Blvd. in East Los Angeles, according to the Sheriff’s Department. On Monday, he removed the tracking device at an Arco station at Century Boulevard and Main Street in South Los Angeles, sheriff’s officials said.