PALMDALE – Two people were arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated at a sobriety checkpoint in Palmdale Friday night and early Saturday.
Officers also impounded five vehicles because drivers were arrested on suspicion of DUI or did not have valid driver’s licenses, authorities said.
The operation was conducted from 6:30 p.m. to 1 a.m., Friday in the southbound lanes of 10th Street West, between the intersections of Technology Drive & Auto Center Drive. The results of the checkpoint are as follows:
- 1,312 – Vehicles through checkpoint
- 1,312 – Vehicles screened
- 5 – Vehicles impounded
- 1 – Vehicle stored
- 7 – DUI tests performed
- 2 – DUI arrests
- 6 – Suspended license violations
- 6 – Unlicensed drivers
- 5 – Unlicensed drivers’ vehicles released
- 17 – Other violations
The checkpoint was funded by a grant from the State of California’s Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) through the Business, Transportation and Housing Agency.