PALMDALE — California Highway Patrol’s DUI checkpoint Friday night yielded no arrests, according to CHP spokesman Abel Hernandez.
Hernandez says six officers, a sergeant and senior volunteers were involved in the sobriety/driver license checkpoint from 7 p.m. – 2 a.m. Friday, on Sierra Highway and Avenue Q in Palmdale. He says during that time:
- 1,108 vehicles were screened.
- 14 citations were issued (mostly for unlicensed and suspended license)
- 7 cars were impounded
- And 1 person was screened for drinking, but was determined not to be under the influence and released.
DUI checkpoints are funded by a grant through the Office of Traffic Safety in Sacramento.