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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
Monday August 30th, 2021 :: 01:14 p.m. PDT


Thousand Oaks DUI Checkpoint Results

Nature of Incident: DUI / Driver’s License Checkpoint Results
Location: City of Thousand Oaks
Date & Time: August 28, 2021 from 7:00 pm to 3:00 am
Unit(s) Responsible: Thousand Oaks Police Department Traffic Bureau
(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent

City of Residence

 Chattopadhyay, Somnath
   Newbury Park
Thousand Oaks, Calif. –Thousand Oaks Police Department made one arrest for DUI while conducting a DUI/Driver’s License checkpoint on August 28, 2021. The checkpoint location was westbound Lynn Rd. east of Capitan St. from 7:00 pm to 3:00 am.
In addition, 7 drivers were cited/arrested for operating a vehicle unlicensed or with a suspended/revoked license.
Drivers caught driving impaired and charged with DUI can expect the impact of a DUI arrest to be approximately $13,500. This includes fines, fees, DUI classes, license suspension, and other expenses not to mention possible jail time.
The Thousand Oaks Police Department reminds drivers that “DUI Doesn’t Just Mean Booze.” Prescription drugs, particularly those with a driving or operating machinery warning on the label, can impair and result in a DUI. Marijuana can also be impairing, especially in combination with alcohol or other drugs.
Funding for this checkpoint was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Prepared by:
Dennis Sliva, Sergeant  
News Release Date: August 30, 2021  
Media Follow-Up Contact: Carl Patterson, Sergeant
[email protected]
(805) 494-8271
Approved by: Dean Cook, Captain

Ventura County Sheriff's Office
800 S Victoria Ave
Ventura, CA 93003

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 805-654-9511

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