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City of Fountain Valley - Police Department
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Aug 25, 2014
Fountain Valley Police Department Targets Impaired Drivers with Checkpoint

In an effort to reduce the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol involved traffic collisions, the Fountain Valley Police Department conducted a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint on Friday, August 22nd from 9pm until 3am.  The checkpoint was on Warner Avenue at the intersection of Magnolia Avenue, in the City of Fountain Valley.
 
A total of 979 vehicles traveled through the checkpoint and officers were able to contact 937 of the drivers.  One driver was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, and 1 driver was arrested for driving under the influence of marijuana.   Five drivers were issued citations for being an unlicensed and/or suspended driver.  Four vehicles were impounded. 
 
Funding for this operation was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.


Sgt. Steve DeSantis
(714) 593-4481
FVPD Case Number: August 25, 2014

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