News Story

 

DUI Checkpoint Scheduled in Ojai Valley Area
12/13/2012 5:25:00 PM

 

Nature of Incident:

Avoid the 14 DUI Checkpoint

Location:

Ojai Valley

Date:

December 15, 2012

Unit Responsible:    Ojai Police Department

Narrative:

On December 15th, 2012 the Ventura County Sheriff's Department / Ojai Police Department will be hosting a Multi-Agency DUI Checkpoint called 'Avoid the 14'.  'Avoid the 14' represents the 14 law enforcement agencies in Ventura County who are involved in a grant that the Oxnard Police Department obtained through the Office of Traffic Safety. The grant calls for Multi-Agency cooperation on DUI Checkpoints with the intention of increasing DUI awareness during the holiday season as well as acting as a deterrent to driving while intoxicated.

 

This Checkpoint will be on December 15th, 2012 between the hours of 9:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M. at an undisclosed location in the Ojai Valley. A variety of officers from multiple agencies in the County will be assisting the Ojai Police Department with this checkpoint.

 

Funding for this program was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

 

 

Deputy Preparing Media Release:

Sergeant Steve Arthur

 

Media Release Date:

 

12/13/12

 

Follow-Up Contact:

 

Sergeant Steve Arthur (805) 646-1414

 

Approved by:

 

Captain Dave Kenney