Press release - Sobriety and Drivers License Checkpoint

Published 3/22/2010 (all press releases for this day)

John Crombach
Chief of Police
Oxnard Police Department

R. Jason Benites
Assistant Chief

Scott Whitney
Assistant Chief



INCIDENT: Sobriety and Drivers License Checkpoint
DATE/TIME: March 20th, 2010 2000-0300
LOCATION: City of Oxnard
Brian Woolley, Traffic Coordinator
(805) 385-7749


The Oxnard Police Department will conduct a multi-location sobriety and drivers license checkpoint Saturday night, March 20th, from 8:00 P.M. to 3:00 A.M. The checkpoint will be held throughout the City of Oxnard and is funded by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

From the beginning of 2010, the Oxnard Police department has arrested over 220 drivers for DUI and has investigated over 50 DUI related crashes. This Wednesday night, March 17th (St. Patrick’s Day), officers from the Oxnard Police Department partnered with officers from the Ventura Police Department, Simi Valley Police Department, and deputies from the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department to conduct a DUI saturation patrol in the City of Ventura. During the 7 hour operation, 6 DUI arrests were made.

The Oxnard Police Department is committed to improving traffic safety and will continue to conduct sobriety and drivers License checkpoints and DUI enforcement operations in an effort to reduce the number of alcohol related crashes and to make our roadways and community safer. We also remind people that if they see an impaired driver to dial 911. Please buckle up and drive safely!

For any questions related to DUI and traffic enforcement, please contact Senior Officer Brian Woolley at (805) 385-7749 or via e-mail at

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