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Weekend DUI Checkpoints Start Tonight In Koreatown

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Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 7:09 AM
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They say March goes in like a lion and out like a lamb, but the month made famous by Shakespeare still has some bite left in it.

The LAPD is prepared to make this your least favorite month of all time. It has weekend DUI checkpoints ready for you in Koreatown, South L.A. and Sherman Oaks -- starting tonight:

-Tonight a DUI checkpoint will be operating at South Vermont Avenue and West Sixth Street from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.


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-Friday from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. they're back, this time at Manchester and Denver avenues in South Los Angeles.


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-Saturday it's Sherman Oaks' turn for a DUI checkpoint: It will be at Ventura Boulevard and Columbus Avenue from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.


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-Finally, also on Saturday, there will be a drunk-driver saturation patrol in the LAPD's 77th Street Division area from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m.

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Try to get through the month without killing somebody, harming yourself, or getting a dreaded DUI. April awaits ...

[@dennisjromero / djromero@laweekly.com / @LAWeeklyNews]

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