News release - 5/6/2012

Published 5/7/2012 (all press releases for this day)

Jeri Williams
Chief of Police
Oxnard Police Department

R. Jason Benites
Assistant Chief

Scott Whitney
Assistant Chief



INCIDENT "AVOID the 14" DUI Saturation patrol 
DATE/TIME Saturday, May 5, 2012 between 7 p.m. and 3 a.m. 
LOCATION City of Oxnard 

(Oxnard, CA) On Saturday, May 5, 2012 between the hours of 7 p.m. and 3 a.m., officers from the Ventura County “AVOID the 14” task force teamed up to conduct a DUI saturation patrol in the city of Oxnard. The task force included officers from Oxnard PD, Ventura PD, Ventura County Sheriff’s Department, Port Hueneme PD, and the California Highway Patrol.
Task force officers stopped 198 vehicles, conducted 36 DUI investigations, and arrested
15 drivers for driving under the influence of alcohol. One driver was arrested for driving under the influence of marijuana. Officers also issued 55 citations to drivers for various vehicle code violations. Thirty-eight of those drivers did not have valid driver’s licenses.
This operation was funded through a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) though the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA).
Please report drunk drivers by calling 911. Drive sober and drive safely!
For any questions related to DUI and traffic enforcement, please contact Senior Officer Jamie Brown at (805) 385-7749 or via e-mail at             





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