PALMDALE – No one was arrested for driving under the influence, but nine unlicensed drivers were arrested at a DUI/ driver’s license checkpoint in Palmdale on Thursday, authorities said.
Personnel from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Palmdale Station conducted the checkpoint from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. on 10th Street West, south of Technology Drive.
The results from the checkpoint are as follows:
* 1541 vehicles traveled through the checkpoint.
* 1541 drivers were checked at the checkpoint.
* Nine unlicensed drivers were arrested and sent to court.
* Nine vehicles were released per checkpoint release procedures.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will be conducting additional DUI/driver’s license checkpoints and DUI saturation patrols throughout the upcoming year as part of an ongoing commitment to lowering deaths and injuries upon streets and highways.
Funding for these operations is provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.