DUI checkpoint in Norwalk

NORWALK - A DUI and driver's license checkpoint will be held at an undisclosed location in Norwalk on Friday from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.Traffic volume and weather permitting, all vehicles may be checked. Drivers who are found under the influence of drugs or alcohol will be arrested. "All too often, members of our community are senselessly injured or killed on local roadways by impaired drivers. This...checkpoint is an effort to reduce those tragedies, as well as insuring drivers posses a valid driver's license," officials with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said. Authorities said the checkpoints also serve as a deterrent to drunk drivers. In publicizing the checkpoints, "motorists can be deterred from drinking and driving."

********** Published: August 23, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 19

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