The precise location wasn’t disclosed, however police mentioned it will likely be within the South Patrol Division, which incorporates the Downtown, East Village, Alamitos Seaside and Cambodia City areas.
Checkpoint areas are chosen primarily based on a historical past of DUI crashes and arrests, police mentioned in a information launch.
Impaired driving may be induced not solely by alcohol but additionally prescription medicines, over-the-counter medicine and marijuana, police mentioned. Although authorized, police remind that it’s nonetheless unlawful to make use of marijuana and drive.
Drivers charged with DUIs face a mean of $13,500 in fines and penalties, in addition to a suspended license, in keeping with LBPD.
The LBPD urged anybody who plans on ingesting or taking medicines that would affect the flexibility to drive safely, to remain house.