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NEWS
December 13, 2012
Glendale police this week announced plans to conduct a sobriety checkpoint Friday at an undisclosed neighborhood. Officers will be inspecting motorists for any signs of intoxication during the checkpoint from 7 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.  Police will also check for valid driver's licenses. Motorists found to be driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol will be arrested and their licenses suspended. DUI fees can exceed $10,000, police warned. Roughly 1,000 motorists have been arrested on suspicion of DUI in Glendale this year as of October, according to the Glendale Police Department.
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NEWS
January 18, 2013
Glendale police will conduct a sobriety checkpoint Saturday night at an undisclosed location in the city. Officers will also be looking for motorists who are driving without a valid license during the checkpoint, which will be held from 7:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. In December, police conducted a checkpoint at Los Feliz Boulevard and Gardena Avenue, where they arrested three motorists on suspicion of DUI and five others for allegedly driving under...
NEWS
November 5, 2013
The city of Glendale has a very negative reputation for traffic problems, both for vehicles and pedestrians. Motorists do not upon entering the city become irresponsible. They are simply complying with the city's position that everything must be done to not impede the flow of traffic. So, when we read about hit and runs, traffic accidents, failed stops and speeding in Glendale, we now know the answer. Motorists “hit” can “run” because if they stopped, they would be impeding the flow of traffic.
NEWS
April 23, 2013
Six motorists were arrested Saturday night during a sobriety checkpoint in South Glendale, police said. Of the six motorists arrested, five were for allegedly driving under the influence of drugs, according to Glendale police. The sixth arrest was on suspicion of drunk driving. More than 1,600 vehicles drove through the checkpoint at Los Feliz Road and Gardena Avenue. Police screened 73 vehicles and directed 26 field sobriety tests on motorists. Officers made additional arrests in connection with narcotics use, outstanding warrants and driver's license violations, police said.
NEWS
April 16, 2012
Six motorists were arrested Friday during a Glendale police operation targeting intoxicated drivers, officials said. The DUI operation throughout the city resulted in police stopping 61 vehicles. Four motorists were arrested on suspicion of drunk driving while two were arrested in connection with driving under the influence of drugs, police said. Police issued six infractions and arrested one motorist in connection with driving without a valid license. Police arrested one person on suspicion of possessing narcotics.
NEWS
April 2, 2012
Eight people were arrested Friday during a police operation focused on looking for motorists driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, officials said. Glendale police officers arrested six motorists on suspicion of drunk driving, while the remaining two drivers were taken into custody for allegedly driving under the influence of drugs , according to Glendale police reports. Police stopped 48 vehicles as they roamed the city in search of DUI drivers, performed 12 field sobriety tests and impounded five vehicles during the operation.
LOCAL
By Veronica Rocha | January 21, 2009
GLENDALE — More than three weeks after a new law that banned texting while driving became effective, local law enforcement agencies have been finding it difficult to catch motorists in the act. The texting ban took effect Jan. 1 and forbids drivers from writing, sending or reading text messages and e-mails on electronic wireless communication devices, such as cell phones and laptop computers, while driving. First-time violators will receive a fine of at least $20 for texting while driving, and subsequent violations will be at least $50. But the presence of a police officer often deters motorists from texting and presents a challenge in citing offenders, officers said.
NEWS
December 28, 2012
Glendale police will be patrolling the city Saturday in search of motorists who are driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The patrol is part of a larger, multiple-agency, anti-DUI crackdown known as the “Avoid the 100” with police participation from Glendale, South Pasadena, Pasadena, Burbank, San Marino, San Fernando, Los Angeles and the California Highway Patrol. Glendale police arrested nine motorists during a similar DUI patrol on Dec. 14 and stopped 70 vehicles.
NEWS
By Veronica Rocha, veronica.rocha@latimes.com | July 8, 2013
Five people were arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence as part of a multi-agency saturation patrol during the holiday weekend, police said. Fourteen officers from the California Highway Patrol and Glendale, Burbank and San Fernando police departments took part in the operation. Officers stopped four motorists on suspicion of drunk driving and another for allegedly being under the influence of marijuana and the prescription drug Xanax. Motorists had the option of measuring their blood alcohol level by blowing into a breathalyzer or having their blood drawn by a phlebotomist who was on site with police.
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