2 arrested for DUI at Lancaster checkpoint

DUI CheckpointLANCASTER – Two suspected DUI drivers and a driver with a $35K traffic warrant were among those arrested at a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint in Lancaster this past Friday (Feb. 7).

The operation was conducted from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. on westbound Avenue L at 27th Street West in Lancaster.

The results of the checkpoint are as follows:

* 1136 vehicles traveled through the checkpoint.

* 1063 drivers Checked at the Checkpoint.

* One DUI – Drug (marijuana) suspect arrested.

* One DUI – alcohol suspect arrested.

* One suspect was arrested for a $35K traffic warrant and sent to court.

* Two suspended/revoked license drivers were arrested and sent to court.

* Six unlicensed drivers were arrested and sent to court.

* One vehicle was stored for one day.

* Two vehicles were impounded for 30 days.

* Five vehicles were released per checkpoint release procedures.

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.