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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?

A flowering Mohave Yucca

The Native Americans utilized the many resources the Mojave Desert offered. The Mojave yucca provided materials for mats, sandals, nets, baskets, and rope. Its cucumber-like fruit was an important food source in the spring.