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Labor Day checkpoints / Retenes del Puente del Día de Trabajo (3-10/sep/2010)

by Checkpoint response Saturday, Sep. 04, 2010 at 8:45 PM
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Continúa sin interrupción el "Año del Retén." Sigue la lista de retenes anunciados por la prensa corporativa para este fin de semana y más adelante. Hay utilizar máxima precaución al salir manejando en estos fines de semana que comprenden días feriados como el Día del Trabajo. La policía muchas veces recibe financiamiento que proviene directamente de la gente más humilde que es negada el derecho de trasladarse en auto. Además, hay estafadores que prometen anunciar retenes pero resulta que cobran para bastante para el servicio. (Véase este artículo de una periodista del estado de Pennsylvania.) Siempre vale más contar con sus propios camaradas de sus comunidades.

The "Year of the Checkpoint" continues relentlessly. This weekend's list of media-announced checkpoints follows. Maximum precaution is recommended for those who drive, particularly on holiday weekends. Law enformcement agencies often receive monies that come directly from the poorest, who in many states are denied the right of automobility. Moreover, there are schemers who promise to alert immigrants and civil liberties defenders about checkpoints, who later reveal that they charge high rates for the service. (See this article by a Pennsylvania journalist.) It is always better to count on your own comrades from your communities.

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"This weekend" / "Este fin de semana" (impreciso)

BIG ISLAND (HI) - "officers will conduct DUI checkpoints throughout the island over the holiday weekend." (http://www.hawaii247.com/2010/09/02/police-stepping-up-dui-checkpoints-for-labor-day-weekend/)

CALISTOGA (CA) - "drunken driving check point in Calistoga over the Labor Day holiday weekend." (http://napavalleyregister.com/news/local/article_b2363bc8-b707-11df-a4ba-001cc4c03286.html)

MADISON COUNTY (TN) - "The Jackson Police Department will be working in tandem with the Madison County Sheriff's Department over the Labor Day weekend with random checkpoints throughout the city and county." (http://www.jacksonsun.com/article/20100903/NEWS01/9030314/1002/Police++Drunk+drivers+beware)

MONTGOMERY COUNTY (TX) - "Authorities in Montgomery County say they will be using sobriety checkpoints to catch those over the legal limit." (http://abclocal.go.com/ktrk/story?section=news/local&id=7647761)

PENNSYLVANIA - "The DUI checkpoints will happen throughout Adams, Dauphin, Cumberland and York counties." (http://www.whptv.com/mostpopular/story/DUI-checkpoints-planned-for-holiday-weekend/KTaj4H1OX0KCJxJs-ysedg.cspx)



Friday / Viernes (3/sep)

ANAHEIM (CA) - "Other scheduled checkpoints are taking place in Anaheim on Friday and La Habra on Saturday." (http://www.ocregister.com/news/checkpoint-265028-police-dui.html)

BAKER COUNTY (FL) - "sobriety checkpoint will take place on Friday, September 3, 2010, starting at 9:00 p.m. and concluding on Saturday, September 4, 2010 at 1:00 a.m. The checkpoint will be held on US 90, West of CR-231 in Baker County." (http://www.lakecityjournal.com/main.asp?SectionID=14&SubSectionID=74&ArticleID=6509)

BECKLEY (WV) - "The checkpoint will be held on Fayette Street from 8 p.m. Friday to 2 a.m. Saturday." (http://www.statejournal.com/story.cfm?func=viewstory&storyid=85547)

BREA (CA) - "Brea Police is holding a DUI and driver's license checkpoint on Friday from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Imperial Highway east of Valley View in Yorba Linda." (http://www.ocregister.com/news/checkpoint-265028-police-dui.html)

CAMARILLO (CA) - "sobriety checkpoint in Camarillo from 7 p.m. to midnight Friday" (http://www.vcstar.com/news/2010/sep/01/dui-crackdown-planned-over-holiday-weekend/)

CARSON (CA) - "7 tonight to 3 a.m. Saturday at an undisclosed location." (http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/ci_15976386)

CHINO (CA) - "sobriety and driver's license checkpoint from 9 p.m. Sept. 3 to 4 a.m. Sept. 4" (http://www.dailybulletin.com/ci_15900099)

CHINO HILLS (CA) - "DUI /driver's license checkpoint from 6 p.m Friday to 2 a.m. Sunday in Chino Hills." (http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_15963590)

COLERAIN TOWNSHIP – "A drunk driving checkpoint will take place Friday night near Northgate Mall in the 3500 block of Springdale Road...from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m" (http://news.cincinnati.com/article/20100903/NEWS01/309030011/DUI-checkpoint-location)

ECHO PARK (CA) - "8 tonight to 1:30 a.m. Saturday at Sunset Boulevard and Sutherland Avenue." (http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/ci_15976386)

EL SEGUNDO (CA) - "7 tonight to 3 a.m. Saturday at an undisclosed location in the city." (http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/ci_15976386)

FONTANA (CA) - "DUI /driver's license checkpoint from 6 p.m. Friday to 1:30 a.m. Saturday." (http://www.sbsun.com/news/ci_15974031)

GREENFIELD (CA) - "sobriety and driver’s license checkpoint Friday night." (http://www.thecalifornian.com/article/20100902/NEWS09/100902016/1002/NEWS01/South+Monterey+County+city+to+conduct+DUI+checkpoint+)

HAMILTON COUNTY (OH) - "A drunk driving checkpoint will take place in Hamilton County on Friday night" (http://news.cincinnati.com/article/20100901/NEWS01/309010011/DUI-checkpoint-Friday)

HIGHLAND (CA) - "The checkpoint will be from 6 p.m. until 2 a.m. at the corner of Base Line Road and Central Avenue." (http://www.sbsun.com/news/ci_15968720)

LA QUINTA (CA) - "Police in Palm Springs and La Quinta plan to check drivers’ sobriety and licenses at checkpoints tonight" (http://www.mydesert.com/article/20100903/NEWS0801/100903006/Palm+Springs++La+Quinta+plan+DUI+checkpoints+tonight)

LA VERNE (CA) - "drivers license and driving under the influence checkpoint from 6 p.m. to 12 a.m. Saturday" (http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_15973992)

LEE COUNTY (FL) - "A DUI sobriety checkpoint is scheduled for this weekend, beginning today." (http://www.news-press.com/article/20100903/NEWS01/100903003/1075/DUI-checkpoint-planned-in-Lee-County-this-weekend)

LIVE OAK (FL) - "Comprehensive Roadside Sobriety Checkpoint (CRSC) within the Lake City District, on Friday, September 3, starting at 10 p.m...on US Highway 129, north of the city of Live Oak in Suwannee County." (http://www.lakecityjournal.com/main.asp?SectionID=14&SubSectionID=74&ArticleID=6509)

LOS ANGELES (CA) - "6 tonight to 1 a.m. Saturday at Manchester Avenue and Hoover Street." "7 tonight to 12:30 a.m. Saturday at Slauson Avenue and Olive Street." (http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/ci_15976386)

MARTINEZ (CA) - "Planned for the 3700 block of Alhambra, roughly between Hagin’s Automotive and the Walgreen’s, the checkpoint is scheduled to last from 7 p.m. to midnight." (http://www.martinezgazette.com/news/story/i1336/2010/09/02/dui-checkpoint)

MENIFEE (CA) - "DUI/Driver’s License checkpoint September 3, 2010 from 6:00 PM to 2:00 AM in the City of Menifee." (http://www.riversidesheriff.org/press/per10-0903.asp)

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana) - "sobriety checkpoint on Friday, September 3, 2010, in the warehouse district. The check point will begin at approximately 9:00 P.M. and will conclude at about 5:00 A.M." (http://www.neworleans.com/news/local-news/466594.html)

OBETZ (OH) - "The DUI Task Force will operate a checkpoint tonight on Alum Creek Drive south of Williams Road in Obetz." (http://www.dispatch.com/live/content/local_news/stories/2010/09/03/dui-crackdown-set-forholidayweekend.html?sid=101)

PALM SPRINGS (CA) - "Police in Palm Springs and La Quinta plan to check drivers’ sobriety and licenses at checkpoints tonight" (http://www.mydesert.com/article/20100903/NEWS0801/100903006/Palm+Springs++La+Quinta+plan+DUI+checkpoints+tonight)

PLACENTIA (CA) - "The Placentia Police Department is conducting its checkpoint on Friday from 6 p.m. to 12 a.m." (http://www.ocregister.com/news/checkpoint-265028-police-dui.html)

PLEASANTON (CA) - "sobriety and driver's license checkpoint Friday night at an undisclosed location in town...from 7 p.m. Friday to 2 a.m." (http://www.insidebayarea.com/oaklandtribune/localnews/ci_15977131)

SAN MARCOS (CA) - "On Friday, September 3rd, 2010, from 7:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m., deputies from the San Marcos Sheriff’s Station will deploy additional resources in the form of a DUI and Driver License Checkpoint and roving saturation patrols in the city of San Marcos." (http://apps.sdsheriff.net/press/Default.aspx?FileLink=e7abbf99-c4d2-4dd4-8a09-b9ed65d7d53e)

SAN RAFAEL (CA) - "The checkpoint will begin at 6 p.m. at Francisco Boulevard East near Shoreline Parkway and may later move to Irwin Street and Fifth Avenue." (http://www.contracostatimes.com/news/ci_15969703)

SONOMA COUNTY (CA) - "Checkpoints are planned for Friday and Saturday night" (http://www.petaluma360.com/article/20100903/COMMUNITY/100909815?Title=DUI-checkpoints-planned-this-weekend)

STOCKTON - "The checkpoint will start at 6 p.m. and end at 2 a.m. Saturday. It will be in the area of West Lane north of March Lane." (http://www.recordnet.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20100903/A_NEWS02/9030308)

TENNESSEE - "For West Tennessee, the highway patrol will be staging checkpoints this evening on U.S. 70 in Madison County; U.S. 45 East in Gibson County and Weakley County; Tenn. 364 in Carroll County; Tenn. 22 in Henry County; and Tenn. 203 and U.S. 57 in Hardin County." (http://www.jacksonsun.com/article/20100903/NEWS01/9030314/1002/Police++Drunk+drivers+beware)

TRACY (CA) - "The checkpoint is scheduled to run from 6 p.m. Friday evening to 2 a.m. Saturday morning at an undisclosed area in town." (http://www.tracypress.com/view/full_story/9351953/article-CHP-out-to-catch-drunken-drivers?instance=home_news_bullets)

YORBA LINDA (CA) - "DUI/Driver's License checkpoint on Friday 9/3 from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Imperial Highway east of Valley View." (http://laist.com/2010/09/01/oc_cops_to_run_long_weekend_dui_cra.php)

YUCCA VALLEY (CA) - "sobriety and driver's license checkpoint on September 3, 2010, from 6:00p.m. - 02:00a.m, in the area of Twentynine Palms Highway and Trojan Lane" (http://www.sbcounty.gov/sheriff/public/pressreleases/PRDetail.asp?vwSelect_StationsPage=2&PRID=3260)



Saturday / Sábado (4/sep)

APPLE VALLEY (CA) - "DUI/Drivers License checkpoint on Saturday September 4, 2010 from 6pm to 2am, in the Town of Apple Valley" (http://www.sbcounty.gov/sheriff/public/pressreleases/PRDetail.asp?PRID=3270)

ENCINO (CA) - "Reseda Boulevard and Ventura Boulevard from 8 p.m. to 1:30 a.m." (http://laist.com/2010/09/02/at_least_8_dui_checkpoints_this_hol.php)

HAWTHORNE (CA) - "8 p.m. Saturday to 4 a.m. Sunday in the 12700 block of Hawthorne Boulevard." (http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/ci_15976386)

LA HABRA (CA) - "Other scheduled checkpoints are taking place in Anaheim on Friday and La Habra on Saturday." (http://www.ocregister.com/news/checkpoint-265028-police-dui.html)

LICKING COUNTY (OH) - "OVI checkpoint will be held from 9 p.m. to midnight Friday night on state Route 13 in Licking County, south of Cristland Hill Road." (http://www2.nbc4i.com/news/2010/sep/03/3/ovi-checkpoint-licking-county-ar-220523/)

LOS ANGELES (CA) - "6 p.m. Saturday to 1 a.m. Sunday at Jefferson Boulevard and Western Avenue." (http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/ci_15976386)

MARINA DEL REY (CA) - "6 p.m. Saturday to 1 a.m. Sunday at Washington Boulevard and Stanford Avenue." (http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/ci_15976386)

MOORPARK (CA) - "DUI checkpoint Saturday in part of the county’s unincorporated area" (http://www.vcstar.com/news/2010/sep/01/dui-crackdown-planned-over-holiday-weekend/)

RESEDA (CA) - "Sherman Way and Amigo Avenue from 8:00 p.m. - 2 a.m." (http://laist.com/2010/09/02/at_least_8_dui_checkpoints_this_hol.php)

SANTA BARBARA (CA) - "sobriety/driver license checkpoint on Saturday, September 4, 2010, in the Santa Barbara City limits...from 10:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. The CHP will generate an e-mail and/or fax notification detailing the location of the checkpoint approximately two hours prior to the opening." (http://www.edhat.com/site/tidbit.cfm?nid=38394)

SONOMA COUNTY (CA) - "Checkpoints are planned for Friday and Saturday night" (http://www.petaluma360.com/article/20100903/COMMUNITY/100909815?Title=DUI-checkpoints-planned-this-weekend)

TARZANA (CA) - "8 p.m. Saturday to 1:30 a.m. Sunday at Reseda and Ventura boulevards." (http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/ci_15976386)

VENICE (CA) - "Washington Boulevard and Stanford Avenue from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m." (http://laist.com/2010/09/02/at_least_8_dui_checkpoints_this_hol.php)



Sunday / Domingo (5/sep/2010)

SAN PEDRO (CA) - "3 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Harbor Boulevard and First Street." (http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/ci_15976386)



Monday / Lunes (6/sep)

TENNESSEE - "On Monday evening, checkpoints will be staged on Tenn. 54 in Weakley County; U.S. 79 in Carroll County; Tenn. 119 in Henry County; and Tenn. 22A and US 412 in Henderson County." (http://www.jacksonsun.com/article/20100903/NEWS01/9030314/1002/Police++Drunk+drivers+beware)

TWENTYNINE PALMS (CA) - "DUI/Drivers License checkpoint on September 6, 2010, from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m., in the area of Twentynine Palms Highway and Larrea Avenue." (http://www.sbcounty.gov/sheriff/public/pressreleases/PRDetail.asp?PRID=3265)

VENICE (CA) - "3 to 9 p.m. Monday at Venice and Abbot Kinney boulevards." (http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/ci_15976386)



Friday / Viernes (10/sep)

LINCOLN (NE) - "And somewhere in northwest Lincoln on Sept. 10, officers will stop cars at a sobriety checkpoint." (http://journalstar.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/article_788d35d2-b79a-11df-b097-001cc4c03286.html)

PASCO COUNTY (FL) - "A DUI checkpoint is in the works for Sept. 10 as well." (http://www2.hernandotoday.com/content/2010/sep/02/ha-pasco-deputies-to-step-up-dui-patrols-during-ho/)
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