News Story

 

Moorpark Police Department Announces 'Avoid the 14' DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint July 4th Weekend
7/4/2013 5:00:00 PM

 

Nature of Incident:

Avoid the 14 DUI ' Driver's License Checkpoint

Report Number:

N/A

Location:

Moorpark Area

Date & Time:

07-04-2013 to 07-07-2013

Unit(s) Responsible:

Moorpark Police Department traffic Bureau

Narrative:

The Ventura County Sheriff's Office / Moorpark 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 holidays as well as acting as a deterrent to driving while intoxicated.

This Checkpoint will take place sometime during the July 4th holiday weekend at an undisclosed location in the City of Moorpark. A variety of officers from multiple agencies in the County will be assisting the Moorpark 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.

 

Prepared by:

Senior Deputy Nolan Stoyko #2979

 

Media Release Date:

07-04-2013

 

Follow-Up Contact:

Senior Deputy Nolan Stoyko #2979 nolan.stoyko@ventura.org

 

Approved by:

Stephen Wade, Captain

 

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