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Posted on: May 4, 2021

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo Responsibly

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RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT

Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Celebrate Cinco de Mayo Responsibly
Station Area:La Quinta
Written Date:May 4, 2021Time:3:00 PM
Incident Date:May 5, 2021Time:N/A
Incident Location:La Quinta
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Chris Olson
File Number(s):N/A


Details:

La Quinta, Calif. – Whether it is meeting with a small group of friends or holding a virtual get together, The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department encourages the public to celebrate the holiday responsibly by designating a sober driver.

On Cinco de Mayo, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department will have additional officers on patrol from 6:00 p.m. to Midnight looking for drivers suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.

“Don’t ruin the celebrations by putting yourself and others at risk and driving impaired,” Deputy Preciado said. “If you’re planning on drinking, plan on getting a sober ride home.”

The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department also reminds the public that in addition to alcohol, drugs may also impair, including marijuana. Always be sure to check your medications and avoid driving after use if there is a “do not operate heavy machinery,” “may cause drowsiness” or other warning label.

For media inquiries regarding this incident please contact the Media Information Bureau.

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