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DUI CHECKPOINT SET FOR SATURDAY AT LAKE MEAD

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Date: July 7, 2009
Contact: Andrew Munoz, 702-293-8691

DUI CHECKPOINT SET FOR SATURDAY AT LAKE MEAD

LAS VEGAS – Park rangers will be conducting a DUI checkpoint this Saturday, July 11 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. The checkpoint will be in the area of Las Vegas Bay on Lakeshore Road in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

National Park Service rangers along with officers from Nevada Highway Patrol, Las Vegas Metro Police Dept., Boulder City Police Dept., and Southern Nevada Agency Partnership (SNAP) Law Enforcement Team will be on the lookout for impaired drivers.

Members of the media interested in covering the checkpoint should contact Andrew Muñoz at 702-293-8691.

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Did You Know?

Geometric Petroglyphs on rocks

As early as 3,000 years ago, people inhabiting the Southwest began chiseling and painting pictures on rocks and cliff walls. Preserved by the dry climate, much of this rock art ranging from complicated geometric designs to huge figures, remains to puzzle, astonish, and awe modern-day viewers.