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Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend DUI Checkpoints in L.A: Happy Turkey Day (Now Put Your Hands Behind Your Back)

Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend DUI Checkpoints in L.A: Happy Turkey Day (Now Put Your Hands Behind Your Back)

Frank V.

Try not to get too stuffed on beer this Thanksgiving weekend. Because, despite the holiday cheer, cops will be looking for you if you get behind the wheel.

If the pilgrims and colonizers were around today they'd be greeted with handcuffs and huge fines (America's settlers apparently loved brew). Good thing motorized vehicles and pepper spray weren't invented yet.

Here's Turkey weekend DUI checkpoint and patrol cheat sheet. Be thankful we told you:

-Tonight, from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m., there will be a DUI "saturation patrol" in the LAPD Pacific Division's area, which includes Palms, Mar Vista, Venice, Del Rey, Westchester, parts of West L.A. and more.

Pacific Division's area.

LAPDPacific Division's area.

-Friday from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. they'll be a DUI checkpoint on Sunset Boulevard between Matlman Avenue and Silver Lake Boulevard in Silver Lake.


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-Saturday from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. they'll be a DUI checkpoint at Roscoe Boulevard and Noble Avenue in North Hills.


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Don't let the turkey make you sleepy. Look alive, people.

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