City of Irvine Police Department
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PRESS RELEASE #12-21-13
IRVINE, CA (December 21, 2013) The Irvine Police Department conducted a sobriety checkpoint during the evening hours on Friday, December 20, 2013. The checkpoint was located at Jamboree and Birch 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: 695
Sobriety Tests: 9
DUI Arrests: 7
Citations Issued: 9
For further information contact Sergeant Matt August at (949) 724-7023.
Contact : Julia Engen, Lieutenant, 949-724-7112, firstname.lastname@example.org