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Weekend DUI checkpoints throughout Los Angeles

12/16/2010, 5 p.m.

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;

* South Traffic Division, from 7 p.m.-midnight at Manchester Avenue and Figueroa Street in Southeast Area;

* Valley Traffic Division, from 8 p.m.-3 a.m. at Reseda Boulevard and Gault Street in West Valley Area;

* West Traffic Division, from 7:30 p.m.-2:30 a.m. at Highland Avenue at De Longpre Avenue in Hollywood Area; and,

* Emergency Operations Division, from 8 p.m.-2 a.m. at Los Feliz Boulevard and Riverside Drive in Northeast Area.

On Saturday, checkpoints will be conducted at the following times and places:
* Central Traffic Division, from 7 p.m.-2 a.m. at Olympic Boulevard and Blaine Street in Rampart Area;

* Valley Traffic Division, from 8 p.m.-3 a.m. at Lankershim Boulevard and Erwin Street in North Hollywood Area;

* West Traffic Division, from 7:30 p.m.-2:30 a.m. at Vermont Avenue and 12th Street in Olympic Area; and,

* Emergency Operations Division, from 8 p.m.-2 a.m. at Roscoe Boulevard and Haskell Avenue in West Valley Area. And on Sunday, there will be a DUI "saturation patrol'' from noon to 8 p.m. in the Harbor area.