LANCASTER – Two motorists were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, while more than two dozen drivers were arrested for various other violations at a DUI checkpoint in Lancaster Friday night (June 6) and early Saturday morning, authorities said.
The DUI /Drivers License Checkpoint was conducted on Avenue K at Elm Avenue between the hours of 6 p.m. and 2 a.m.
The results of the checkpoint are as follows:
* 1334 vehicles traveled through the checkpoint.
* 1184 drivers checked at the checkpoint.
* 2 DUI – alcohol suspects arrested.
* 2 suspects were arrested for knowingly allowing an unlicensed driver to drive, 14604(a) CVC.
* 2 suspects were arrested for driving a vehicle not equipped with an ignition interlock device (IID) as required by law, 23247(e) CVC.
* 2 suspects were arrested for traffic warrants and sent to court.
* 1 suspect was arrested for a misdemeanor warrant and sent to court.
* 10 suspended / revoked drivers were arrested and sent to court.
* 12 unlicensed drivers were arrested and sent to court.
* 3 vehicles were stored for one day.
* 12 vehicles were impounded for 30 days.
* 6 vehicles were released per checkpoint release procedures.
The checkpoint was one of many that have been or will be conducted throughout the year in Lancaster. Funding for the checkpoints is provided to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety.