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Thousand Oaks D.U.I./Driver's License Checkpoint Results
8/25/2013 9:35:00 AM


Nature of Incident:

(UPDATE) DUI / Drivers License Checkpoint

Report Number:



Thousand Oaks

Date & Time:

August 24, 2013 9:00 pm to 3:00am

Unit Responsible:

Thousand Oaks Police Department Traffic Burea






On August 24th 2013, the Thousand Oaks Police Department held a DUI / Drivers License checkpoint.  The checkpoint was initially set up for eastbound traffic on Olsen Road east of the Thousand Oaks Police Station. Later in the evening the checkpoint was moved to northbound Erbes Road at La Granada Drive. In addition to the deputies working the checkpoint, motorcycle deputies were assigned to the streets in and around the checkpoint for additional enforcement.


Deputies contacted 358 drivers, conducted 10 DUI investigations, issued 19 citations, made 3 arrests and towed 6 cars.  Three drivers were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.  Ten (10) of the 19 citations issued were for drivers driving without a license. The other 9 citations were for various traffic violations.


This operation was funded through a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) through the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA).


For any questions related to DUI and traffic enforcement, please contact Senior Deputy Kelly Roark at (805) 494-8245.


Deputy Preparing Media Release:

Sergeant R. Harwood

Media Release Date:

August 25, 2013

Follow-Up Contact:

Sr. Deputy Kelly Roark  805 494-8271


Approved by:

Captain J. Hernandez