LANCASTER – Two dozen people were arrested for various violations but no one was arrested for driving under the influence at a DUI/driver’s license checkpoint conducted by the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station this past Friday. The California Highway Patrol conducted a checkpoint in the Antelope Valley on Saturday, which yielded two DUI arrests, authorities said.
The checkpoint conducted by the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station took place at Avenue I near Date Avenue between the hours of 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28, and 2 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 29, according to Detective Michael Politano of the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station.
The results of that checkpoint are as follows:
- 1128 vehicles traveled through the checkpoint.
- 1128 drivers were checked at the checkpoint.
- One suspect was arrested for warrants and sent to court.
- 10 suspects were arrested for driving on a suspended license and sent to court.
- 13 unlicensed drivers was arrested and sent to court.
- 13 field sobriety tests were administered.
- No one was arrested for DUI.
- Three vehicles were stored.
- 10 vehicles were impounded for 30 days.
- 10 vehicles were released per checkpoint release procedures.
CHP checkpoint yields two DUI arrests
The California Highway Patrol conducted a DUI/ driver’s license checkpoint on 50th Street West, south of Avenue L, from 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, to 2 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 30, according to Sgt. Michelle Fournier.
The results of the CHP checkpoint are as follows:
- 440 vehicles traveled through the check point.
- Two people were arrested for DUI.
- One person was cited for driving without a license.
- Two people were cited for driving with a suspended license.
- One vehicle was stored.
Funding for these checkpoints is provided from a grant by the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.