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City of Fountain Valley - Police Department
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Jul 3, 2012
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, June 29th 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 968 vehicles traveled through the checkpoint and officers were able to contact 933 of the drivers. 1 driver was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, 1 driver was arrested for driving under the influence of marijuana,1 driver was arrested for felonious possession of a controlled substance, and 1 driver was arrested for an outstanding felony warrant. 2 drivers were issued citations for being an unlicensed and/or suspended driver. 2 vehicles were impounded for 30 days. 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) 593-44
FVPD Case Number: June 29,

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