PALMDALE – No one was arrested for driving under the influence, but three drivers were arrested for license violations 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, June 24, to 2 a.m. Saturday, June 25, at Rancho Vista Boulevard and 20th Street West, according to a news release from the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.
The results of the checkpoint are as follows:
- 1323 vehicles were screened at the checkpoint.
- Three drivers were cited/arrested for operating a vehicle unlicensed or with a suspended/revoked license.
- 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.