Summer DUI Crackdown: Checkpoints in Hollywood, South L.A., More

Summer DUI Crackdown: Checkpoints in Hollywood, South L.A., More
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An end-of-summer drunk-driving crackdown is in full swing. The LAPD, the L.A. County Sheriff's Department, and nearly 100 other local police are on the hunt for motorists under the influence.

And they'll be on it until the end of the Labor Day holiday weekend Sept. 2. Here's what we know about this weekend's operations:

-Tonight on Highland Avenue at De Longpre Avenue in Hollywood there will be an LAPD DUI checkpoint from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.


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-Tonight from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. there will be an LAPD checkpoint on La Brea Avenue at Rodeo Road near Southwest L.A.'s so-called Jungles neighborhood.


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-Tonight a checkpoint will be happening somewhere in the city of Covina. Sheriff's officials aren't saying exactly when or where it will be.


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The sheriff's department also listed the following Friday night operations, with exact times and locations left out:

DUI Checkpoint - Avoid the 100 (East) Glendale, Pasadena, South Pasadena, San Marino, San Fernando, Burbank, CHP

DUI Checkpoint - Gardena

DUI Checkpoint - Montebello

DUI Checkpoint - Pomona

DUI Checkpoint - Redondo Beach

DUI Checkpoint - Whittier

DUI Checkpoint - CHP Altadena

DUI Checkpoint - CHP Baldwin Park

DUI Checkpoint - LAPD - Southwest Area

DUI Checkpoint - LAPD - Hollywood Area

DUI Checkpoint - LASD West Hollywood

DUI Patrol - Avoid the 100 (East) - (San Gabriel, Downey, Alhambra, Monterey Park, Montebello, Bell Gardens, Whittier)

DUI Patrol - Avoid the 100 (West) El Camino College Police, El Segundo, Gardena, Hawthorne, Hermosa Beach, Inglewood, Manhattan Beach, Palos Verdes Estates, Redondo Beach, Torrance

DUI Patrol - Pomona

-Saturday there will be a checkpoint in South L.A. on Western Avenue and 39th Street from 6 p.m to midnight, the LAPD says.


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-Saturday from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. an LAPD checkpoint will be happening on Sherman Way on Variel Avenue in Canoga Park.


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-The L.A. County Sheriff's department lists these additional operations for Saturday and Sunday:

Saturday, August 24

DUI Checkpoint - Avoid the 100 (East) in City of Arcadia (Participating agencies: Arcadia, West Covina, Baldwin Park School Police, El Monte, Monrovia, Sierra Madre, CHP, LAPD)

DUI Checkpoint - El Monte

DUI Checkpoint - South Pasadena

DUI Patrol - Avoid the 100 (West) El Camino College Police, El Segundo, Gardena, Hawthorne, Hermosa Beach, Inglewood, Manhattan Beach, Palos Verdes Estates, Redondo Beach, Torrance

DUI Patrol - Long Beach

DUI Patrol - Pomona

Sunday, August 25

DUI Checkpoint - Claremont

DUI Patrol - Avoid the 100 (West) El Camino College Police, El Segundo, Gardena, Hawthorne, Hermosa Beach, Inglewood, Manhattan Beach, Palos Verdes Estates, Redondo Beach, Torrance

DUI Patrol - Long Beach

Be safe out there.

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