Sobriety Checkpoint in Anaheim and Roving Patrols for Boozy Drivers in South County Tonight

The Anaheim Police Department is holding a sobriety checkpoint tonight through early Saturday.

Meanwhile, the Orange County Sheriff's Department has roving DUI patrols in some of the South County cities it patrols tonight.

Check after the jump for the exact locations.

The Anaheim enforcement is scheduled to run from 8 this evening through 2:30 a.m. Saturday at 700 North Magnolia Avenue (weather permitting, presumably). Drivers will be checked for signs of alcohol or drug impairments and whether they are properly licensed.

"Over the course of the past three years, DUI collisions have claimed 14 lives and resulted in 475 injuries to our friends and neighbors," Anaheim Police Chief John Welter says in a department-issued statement.

Deputies man roving patrols tonight in areas of Dana Point, San Clemente and San Juan Capistrano that have a high incidence of DUI-related arrests and collisions, according to the sheriff's department.

Besides taking boozehounds off roads, both agencies use these operations to stress the dangers of drunken driving to the motoring public. And funding for both is provided by grants from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.


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