The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s Traffic Bureau along with Officers from the Southeast, Northeast, South Central and Convention Center Area Commands will be conducting a “Sobriety Checkpoint” in the East area of Las Vegas. This event will focus on both drug and/or alcohol impaired drivers in the hope of reducing the impact of impaired drivers and impaired related crashes.
The checkpoint will be conducted on Friday May 3, 2013, between the hours of 7 p.m. and 3 a.m. The location selected for this checkpoint will be on Lamb Bl. South of Charleston Bl., which has shown to be a high traffic area for accidents and impaired drivers.
The checkpoint will focus on identifying drug and alcohol impaired drivers to include juveniles, young adults, and older adults, before they get involved in a collision, thereby increasing the safety for all Southern Nevada motorists.
This event symbolizes the commitment of LVMPD toward reducing the number of DUI incidents and decreasing the number of alcohol related traffic collisions as well as alcohol related traffic fatalities.
The point of contact for this event will be Lt. David Jacoby who can be reached at 828-3315 and Sgt Rich Robinson who can be reached at 813-6534. If you have any further questions regarding this event, please contact Lt. Jacoby or Sgt Robinson.