DUI Checkpoints in Silver Lake & Beyond For Holiday Weekend
Summer's almost over, and we know you want to get your last kicks in.
Timothy Norris for LA Weekly
The LAPD, the L.A. County Sheriff's Department and nearly 100 other local police agencies know this. So while you're enjoying the holiday weekend, they'll be working overtime looking to bust drunk drivers.
They've been kind enough to give us some info about where they'll be and, in some cases, exactly when they'll be there. Study this cheat sheet. Print it out. Take it with you:
-Tonight from 6 p.m. to midnight there will be an LAPD DUI checkpoint at Florence Avenue and Main Street in South L.A.
-Tonight from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. there will be a checkpoint waiting for you at Roscoe Boulevard and Gloria Avenue in North Hills.
-Tonight from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. Pasadena police will have a checkpoint running somewhere in that city (they're not saying exactly where).
-Additionally, the Sheriff's Department lists the following Friday night checkpoints and drunk-driver patrols, without specific times and places:
DUI Checkpoint - Inglewood
DUI Checkpoint - Redondo Beach
DUI Checkpoint - Vernon
DUI Checkpoint - CHP East Los Angeles
DUI Checkpoint - CHP Santa Fe Springs
DUI Checkpoint - LASD Malibu
DUI Checkpoint - LASD Norwalk
DUI Patrol - Avoid the 100 (East) Glendora, Azusa, Irwindale, Covina, La Verne, Pomona, Claremont
DUI Patrol - Avoid the 100 (East) Arcadia, West Covina, Baldwin Park School Police, El Monte, Monrovia, Sierra Madre, and CHP
DUI Patrol - Avoid the 100 (West) El Camino College Police, El Segundo, Gardena, Hawthorne, Hermosa Beach, Inglewood, Manhattan Beach, Palos Verdes Estates, Redondo Beach, Torrance
DUI Patrol - Pomona
DUI Patrol - San Gabriel
DUI Patrol - Whittier
-Saturday from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. there will be an LAPD checkpoint at Topanga Boulevard and Devonshire Street in Chatsworth.
-Saturday from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. there will be a checkpoint for you hipsters at Sunset Boulevard and Fountain Avenue in Silver Lake.
-Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 a.m. there will be a checkpoint on Olympic Boulevard at Lake Street in the Westlake District.
-Saturday from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. there will be a DUI "saturation patrol" in the LAPD's 77th Street Division area of South L.A.
Finally, the Sheriff's Department lists the following operations for Saturday, Sunday and Monday: