Memorial Weekend Checkpoints: Santa Ana, Tustin, Anaheim TONIGHT; Irvine's is Saturday

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Photo by John Gilhooley/OC Weekly
The line extends four miles past the county line to frisk her.
UPDATE NO. 2, MAY 22, 12:47 A.M.: Now the Anaheim Police Department is announcing a Memorial Day weekend of anti-DUI enforcement, beginning with a checkpoint from 8 tonight through 3 a.m. Saturday. The location is after the jump ...

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Loved Ones of the Late Robert Lavender III (a.k.a. "Chance Daily") Rejoice Over Re-arrest

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Courtesy of Fullerton Police Department
Deanna Marie Soto was placed back in custody last week.
The prayers of family and friends of Robert Lavender III have finally been answered, nearly a year after the motorcyclist nicknamed "Chance Daily" was killed in a Fullerton crash police blamed on an alleged drunken driver.

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Look for Lake Forest DUI Checkpoint TONIGHT

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Courtesy of Orange County Sheriff's Department
Deputies will put signs like this up somewhere in Lake Forest tonight.
The Orange County Sheriff's Department announced this morning that it is conducting a DUI/drivers license checkpoint from 6 tonight through 3 a.m. Saturday in Lake Forest. But where in the land of few lakes and forests?

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Tustin and Newport Beach Police Run Special Cinco de Mayo DUI Patrols TONIGHT

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Photo by flickr user Florencia Russi
Come for the tequila, stay for the Uber ride home.
UPDATE, MAY 5, 6 A.M.: Some Orange County police officers will be pulling extra duty tonight--Cinco de Mayo--by helping those who are normally on patrol by flooding streets known for drunken driving stops, arrests, crashes and fatalities.

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Santa Ana Hosts Checkpoint SATURDAY; Garden Grove Cops Brace for Cinco de Drinko

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Illustration by Bob Aul/OC Weekly
Not advised in Santa Ana, especially this Saturday night.
The Santa Ana Police Department holds a DUI/drivers license checkpoint from 9 p.m. Saturday through 3 a.m. Sunday. Where? Click through ...

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Santa Ana Cops and OC Deputies Join Garden Grove Police in Anti-DUI Operations TONIGHT

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Photo by flickr user Braden Gunem
Uh-oh, po-po ...
UPDATE, APRIL 10, 11:10 A.M.: More anti-DUI operations tonight have been announced by the Santa Ana Police and Orange County Sheriff's departments.

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DUI Checkpoint in Dana Point TONIGHT

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Courtesy of Orange County Sheriff's Department
Sign of the times.
The Orange County Sheriff's Department holds a DUI/driver license checkpoint in Dana Point from 6 tonight through 3 a.m. Saturday.

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Two DUI-Related Freeway Hit-and-Run Crashes Before St. Patrick's Day Leave 1 Dead in OC

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Hey, remember the pre-St. Patrick's Day, anti-DUI operations we warned you were happening throughout Orange County this past weekend? Checkpoints and special patrols may have blanketed local streets but they did not stop some DUI-related carnage on our freeways.

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Sheriff Joins Costa Mesa in Weekend Patrols; Checkpoints TONIGHT: GG, Irvine, Newport

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Trimark Pictures
The old Weekly staff mascot is back!
UPDATE, MARCH 13, 11:22 A.M.: The Orange County Sheriff's Department just announced that its DUI Task Force will deploy roving DUI patrols during this St. Patrick's Day "holiday weekend" in Mission Viejo, Lake Forest and Rancho Santa Margarita.

ORIGINAL POST, MARCH 13, 6:31 A.M.: Can you guess which weekend before a pseudo holiday has law enforcement extra antsy about boozy, druggy and boozed up druggy drivers?

This weekend! The police departments of Irvine, Costa Mesa, Newport Beach and Garden Grove have announced special enforcement operations aimed at those who begin their St. Patrick's Day partying early.

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Immigration Attorney Hasti Fakhrai-Bayrooti Pleads Guilty to Drugged-Driving Manslaughter

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Courtesy of Orange County Sheriff's Department
Hasti Fakhrai-Bayrooti was blazing on Xanax and Suboxone.
An immigration lawyer pleaded guilty Tuesday to crashing her car into a bicyclist and killing him while driving under the influence of prescription drugs that included Xanax and Suboxone.

Hasti Fakhrai-Bayrooti, 41, of Rancho Santa Margarita, copped to felony vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and now faces up to four years in state prison at her sentencing scheduled for May 8 in Newport Beach. Orange County sheriff's deputies arrested her on Sept. 23, 2013, which was after crime lab blood results were in from the crash that happened six months before.

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