Cinco de Mayo just happened and cops swarmed Southern California with DUI checkpoints and drunk patrols.

Don't they ever let up?

No. The LAPD is back at it this weekend — starting tonight — with checkpoints and “saturation patrols” in Harvard Heights, South L.A., Boyle Heights, and scenic Van Nuys. Don't say we didn't warn you:

-Tonight, from 7 p.m. to 3 a.m., there will be a DUI checkpoint on South Vermont Avenue between Pico Boulevard and 12th Street in Harvard Heights. (It'll be like shooting fish in a barrel.)

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-Also tonight, from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m., there will be a checkpoint on Manchester Avenue between Hoover and Figueroa streets in South Los Angeles.

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-Tomorrow (Saturday), from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m., there will be a checkpoint on Sherman Way between Sepulveda Boulevard and Orion Avenue in lovely Van Nuys.

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-Finally, on Sunday from noon to 8 p.m. there will be a “saturation patrol” in search of drunktards in the LAPD's Hollenbeck Division area, which includes Boyle Heights and much of the city's Eastside.

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Be careful out there.

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