Palmdale checkpoint nets one DUI arrest

DUIPALMDALE – One driver was arrested on suspicion of DUI at a checkpoint conducted Saturday night by the Palmdale Sheriff’s Station.

The operation was conducted from 7 p.m. Saturday to 1 a.m. Sunday in the east bound lanes of Avenue S, between the intersections of 37th Street East and 40th Street East.

The results of the checkpoint are as follows:

* 1160 vehicles driven through the checkpoint.

* 1160 vehicles screened.

* Four vehicles impounded.

* Two vehicles stored.

* Three DUI tests performed.

* One person arrested for DUI.

* Three arrested for having outstanding warrants.

* Four suspended license violations.

* Three unlicensed driver violations.

* Two other violations.

* Three unlicensed drivers’ vehicles released.

The checkpoint was funded by a grant from the State of California’s Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) thru the Business, Transportation and Housing Agency.

  2 comments for “Palmdale checkpoint nets one DUI arrest

  1. Darren
    September 24, 2013 at 8:30 pm

    Only one arrest for six hours.
    Maybe apps like Waze that shows check points are working.

  2. dumbnandblind
    September 23, 2013 at 9:43 pm

    If you really want to get dui’s then do checkpoints on every drinking establishments in the av.

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