The Sobriety and Driver’s License Checkpoint was conducted from 6 p.m. Friday (Aug. 2) to 2 a.m. Saturday (Aug. 3). The checkpoint was supposed to take place at Avenue J and Hanstead Avenue, but an unexpected event caused the checkpoint to be moved to eastbound Avenue I at Date Avenue, according to Deputy Jon White of the Lancaster Sheriff Station.
The results of the Lancaster DUI Checkpoint are as follows:
* 1,034 vehicles driven through the checkpoint.
* 1,034 drivers screened while in their vehicles.
* 19 citations/arrests for suspended, revoked, or no driver’s license.
* 13 citations issued for miscellaneous traffic violations in and around the checkpoint.
* 17 drivers required to perform field sobriety tests.
* No arrests for DUI and associated B.A.
* Two arrests for misdemeanor warrants.
* Two arrests for no Ignition Interlock Device.
* One arrest for allowing an unlicensed driver to drive.
* 14 vehicles stored or impounded.
Funding for the checkpoint was provided to Lancaster Sheriff Station by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.