LANCASTER – No one was arrested for driving under the influence, but 23 drivers were arrested for other violations at a DUI/ driver’s license checkpoint in Lancaster this past weekend, authorities said.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Traffic Services Detail conducted the checkpoint from 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8, to 2 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, at Division Street and Avenue I in Lancaster, according to a news release from the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station.
The results of the checkpoint are as follows:
- 748 vehicles were screened at the checkpoint.
- 22 drivers were cited/arrested for operating a vehicle unlicensed or while suspended/revoked.
- One person was arrested on “other criminal charges.”
- 12 citations were issued.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will be conducting additional DUI/driver’s license checkpoints and DUI saturation patrols throughout the year as part of an ongoing commitment to lowering deaths and injuries upon streets and highways.
Funding for these operations is provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.