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City of Fountain Valley - Police Department
PRESS RELEASE
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Jul 9, 2013
Fountain Valley Police Department Targets Impaired Drivers with Checkpoint

In an effort to reduce the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol and drug involved traffic collisions, the Fountain Valley Police Department conducted a DUI/Driver’s License checkpoint on Friday, July 5th from 9pm until 3am.  The checkpoint was on Brookhurst Street at the intersection of Talbert Avenue, in the City of Fountain Valley.
 
A total of 857 vehicles traveled through the checkpoint and officers were able to contact all of the drivers. 2 drivers were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, and 1 driver was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs.  4 drivers were issued citations for being an unlicensed and/or suspended driver. 1 vehicle was impounded for 30 days. 
 
Funding for this operation was provided by the AVOID grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.


Sgt. Steve DeSantis
714 593-4481
FVPD Case Number: July 9,

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