Irvine Police Department to Conduct a Sobriety Checkpoint
Irvine, Calif. (Aug. 30, 2018) – The Irvine Police Department (IPD) will conduct a sobriety checkpoint as part of the department’s continued commitment to reducing injuries and deaths caused by impaired drivers. The checkpoint will be conducted Friday, Aug. 31, from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. in the area of Jeffrey Road and Alton Parkway.
The checkpoint will be clearly marked and vehicles will be selected for further screening on a pre-set basis to ensure objectivity. Motorists will be greeted and given information about the dangers of driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol. Trained officers will direct suspected impaired drivers to a secondary area for further evaluation. Most motorists will experience little or no delay. Continue reading