Irvine Police Department Press Release

OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF POLICE
Public Information Office
1 Civic Center Plaza
Irvine, CA 92606

(949) 724-7216
www.irvinepd.org


8/19/2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PRESS RELEASE #8/19/2013
Subject :

DUI Checkpoint - After Action Report
Contact :Julia Engen, Lieutenant    949-724-7112
    julia.engen@yahoo.com

IRVINE, CA (August 19, 2013) The Irvine Police Department conducted a sobriety checkpoint during the evening hours on Saturday, August 17, 2013.  The checkpoint was located at Jamboree Road and Michelson Drive in the City of Irvine.  As part of a DUI Checkpoint grant awarded by the Office of Traffic Safety, the purpose of the checkpoint was to deter impaired driving and remove impaired drivers from the roadway. 

 

This checkpoint was staffed by sworn officers and professional staff of the Irvine Police Department as well as community volunteers. Funding was provided through a grant awarded to the City of Irvine by the California Office of Traffic Safety.

 

No significant traffic delays were encountered as a result of the checkpoint.

 

Vehicles

Stopped

 

Sobriety

Tests

DUI

Arrests

Citations

Issued

863

9

8

19

 

 

 

For further information contact Sergeant Matt August at (949) 724-7023.

 

 

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IRVINE POLICE DEPARTMENT
One Civic Center Plaza, Irvine, CA 92606
(949) 724-7000  www.irvinepd.org

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