LANCASTER – Nearly two dozen drivers were given field sobriety tests, but none of them were arrested for driving under the influence at a checkpoint in Lancaster Friday night (11/15) and early Saturday morning, authorities said.
The checkpoint was conducted from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. in the westbound lanes of West Avenue J, at Genoa Avenue in Lancaster, according to Sgt. Dave Jennings of the Lancaster Sherriff Station.
The results of that DUI checkpoint are as follows.
* 840 vehicles screened.
* 21 drivers given Field Sobriety Tests, no arrests.
* 17 drivers cited for being unlicensed.
* Eight drivers cited for driving on a suspended license.
* One driver cited for driving without an ignition interlock device.
* 12 cars impounded.
* Four cars stored.
* Nine cars released to properly licensed drivers.
Funding for the checkpoint was provided to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety.