PALMDALE – There were no drunken drivers arrested at a DUI checkpoint in Palmdale Saturday night, but several drivers were busted for various other violations, authorities announced.
The operation was conducted by the Palmdale Sheriff’s Station in the southbound lanes of 47th Street East (State Route 138), between Avenue R-8 and Avenue S. The checkpoint ran from 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 1 to 2 a.m. on Sunday, June 2.
The results of the checkpoint are as follows:
1295 vehicles traveled through the checkpoint.
1273 vehicles were screened.
Six vehicles were impounded.
No vehicles were stored.
Two DUI tests were performed.
No DUI arrests were made.
One narcotics arrest was made.
Six drivers were cited for suspended license violations.
Eight drivers were cited for unlicensed driver violations.
Eight unlicensed drivers’ vehicles were released.
There were five other violations.
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.