One DUI arrest at Lancaster checkpoint

DUI CheckpointLANCASTER – One person was arrested for driving drunk, three people were arrested on outstanding traffic warrants and more than two dozen people were arrested on various other violations at a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint conducted in Lancaster this past Friday (Dec. 20).

The checkpoint location was on Avenue K at Elm Avenue, and it was conducted between the hours of 6 p.m. Friday and 2 a.m. Saturday.

The results of the checkpoint are as follows:

* 1345 vehicles driven through the checkpoint.

* 1195 drivers screened at the checkpoint.

* One driver arrested for DUI – alcohol

* One person arrested for knowingly allowing an unlicensed driver to drive, 14604(a) CVC.

* One person arrested for driving a vehicle not equipped with an Ignition Interlock Device (IID) as required by law, 23247(e) CVC.

* One person arrested for a $75k traffic warrant and sent to court.

* One person arrested for a $26k traffic warrant and sent to court.

* One person arrested for a $25k traffic warrant and sent to court.

* Seven people arrested for suspended / revoked license violations.

* 18 unlicensed drivers arrested.

* Three vehicles stored for one day.

* Four vehicles were impounded for 30 days.

* 18 vehicles released per checkpoint release procedures.

Personnel from the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station conducted the DUI/DL Checkpoint as part of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s commitment to public safety. The operation was funded by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

  4 comments for “One DUI arrest at Lancaster checkpoint

  1. Jip Joe
    December 24, 2013 at 12:21 pm

    “PAPERS PLEASE!” As the ‘LASS’ deputy pretends to be on their side. Welcome to pre-Nazi Germany-all over again.

    • NRA member
      December 25, 2013 at 7:38 am

      Welcome to socialism.. Socialist California is not America anymore.

  2. irritated
    December 22, 2013 at 9:10 am

    Since when does that make sense?

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