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Tuesday March 19th, 2019 :: 09:28 p.m. PDT

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Thousand Oaks Police DUI / Driver’s License Checkpoint Results

Nature of Incident: DUI / Driver’s License Checkpoint Results

Location: City of Thousand Oaks

Date & Time: March 16, 2019 from 7:00 pm to 3:00 am

Unit(s) Responsible: Thousand Oaks Police Department - Traffic Bureau

(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent, City of Residence 

(S) Carias, Nelson,    Newbury Park
 

Narrative:
Thousand Oaks, Calif. –Thousand Oaks Police Department made one arrest for DUI while conducting a DUI/Driver’s License checkpoint on March 16, 2019. The checkpoint locations were westbound Borchard Road at Wendy Drive from 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. and northbound Westlake Blvd south of Santiago Street from 11:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
 
In addition, four drivers were cited/ arrested for operating a vehicle unlicensed or with a suspended/revoked license.
 
Drivers caught driving impaired and charged with DUI can expect the impact of a DUI arrest to be approximately $13,500. This includes fines, fees, DUI classes, license suspension and other expenses not to mention possible jail time.
 
The Thousand Oaks Police Department reminds drivers that “DUI Doesn’t Just Mean Booze.” Prescription drugs, particularly those with a driving or operating machinery warning on the label, can impair and result in a DUI. Marijuana can also be impairing, especially in combination with alcohol or other drugs.
 
Funding for this checkpoint was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
 
Prepared by: Sgt. Dennis Sliva
 
News Release Date: March 19, 2019
 
Media Follow-Up Contact: Carl Patterson, Sergeant
Carl.patterson@ventura.org, (805) 494-8271
 
 Approved by: Capt. Don Aguilar
 
 

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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
800 S Victoria Ave
Ventura, CA 93009

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