City of Irvine Police Department
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, PRESS RELEASE #3-10-2014
Contact : Julia Engen, Lieutenant 949-724-7112, firstname.lastname@example.org
IRVINE, CA (March 10, 2014) The Irvine Police Department conducted a sobriety checkpoint during the evening hours on Saturday, March 8, 2014. The checkpoint was located at Culver Drive and Barranca Parkway 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: 1,061
Sobriety Tests: 6
DUI Arrests: 2
Citations Issued: 29
Other Arrests: 2
For further information contact Sergeant Matt August at 949-724-7023.