PALMDALE – No one was arrested for driving under the influence, but three unlicensed drivers were arrested at a DUI/ driver’s license checkpoint in Palmdale this past weekend, authorities said.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Palmdale Station conducted the checkpoint from 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21, to 2 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, on 10th Street West, south of Technology Drive, according to Deputy Brent Bunch.
The results of the checkpoint are as follows:
- 1343 vehicles traveled through the checkpoint.
- 1343 drivers were checked at the checkpoint.
- Three unlicensed drivers were arrested and sent to court.
- Two 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 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.