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San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: January 31, 2014


INCIDENT: Traffic Safety Checkpoint

             "Report drunk drivers CALL 911"


LOCATION: Town of Apple Valley


On January 30, 2014 between 6:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. Apple Valley Police, citizen volunteers and explorers conducted a safety checkpoint on Thunderbird Road. A total of 222 vehicles passed through the checkpoint during the eight hour period, which resulted in one arrest, five vehicles towed for suspended drivers licenses, expired vehicle registration and DUI.  Deputies cited five drivers for vehicle code violations including, suspended and expired drivers licenses.


The series of planned checkpoints is funded by the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.



Refer:             Jason Cunningham, Sergeant


Station:          Apple Valley Police


Phone No.     760 240-7400

John McMahon, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

Sheriff’s Public Affairs Division

655 E. Third Street

San Bernardino, California 92415-0061

Telephone: (909) 387-3700

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