LANCASTER – One motorist was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol, another was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs, and nearly two dozen motorists were cited for license violations at a DUI/driver’s license checkpoint conducted in Lancaster this past weekend, authorities said.
The checkpoint was conducted at Avenue K near Elm Avenue between the hours of 6 p.m. Friday, May 20, and 2 a.m. Saturday, May 21, according to a news release from the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station.
The results of the checkpoint are as follows:
- 1187 vehicles were screened at the checkpoint.
- One DUI-alcohol suspect was arrested.
- One DUI-drug impaired suspect was arrested.
- One suspect was arrested on “other” criminal charges.
- 23 drivers were cited/ arrested for operating a vehicle unlicensed or while suspended/revoked.
The checkpoint was funded by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.