Muchos DUI Checkpoints For Cinco de Mayo: Here's Your List For L.A.

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Fri, May 3, 2013 at 8:06 AM

  • Viva Mexico! / Timothy Norris for LA Weekly.
Cinco de Mayo is Sunday. So, of course, that means Angelenos have three nights to party based on this beer holiday that celebrates a minor Mexican victory against the surrender monkeys of France.

This being quite the Mexican town, what with all the Mexicans and all, the LAPD will be hunting for drunk drivers like Latino men on large white women. Here's your DUI checkpoint and "saturation patrol" cheat sheet for the "holiday" weekend:

-Tonight from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. there will be a checkpoint at Hollywood Boulevard and Gower Street in the heart of clubland.

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-Tonight from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. there will be a checkpoint at Ventura Boulevard and Gloria Avenue in the Encino area.

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-Saturday from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. there will be a checkpoint at Sunset Boulevard and Portia Street in Echo Park.

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-Saturday from 6 p.m. to midnight where will be a checkpoint on South Western Avenue at 39th Street in South Los Angeles.

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-Saturday from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. there will be a checkpoint at Ventura Boulevard and Columbus Avenue in Sherman Oaks.

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-Saturday from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. there will be a checkpoint at Manchester Avenue and Broadway in South L.A.

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