LANCASTER – Two motorists were arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs at a DUI/driver’s license checkpoint conducted in Lancaster Friday night and early Saturday morning, authorities said.
The checkpoint was conducted from 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12, to 1 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, at Avenue I and 3rd Street East, according to Sergeant David Jennings of the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station.
The results from the checkpoint are as follows:
- 628 vehicles were screened.
- Seven field sobriety tests were administered.
- No DUI-alcohol suspects were arrested.
- Two DUI-drug impaired suspects were arrested,
- One suspect was arrested on “other criminal charges.”
- 24 drivers were cited/arrested for operating a vehicle unlicensed or while license suspended/revoked.
- 14 vehicles were impounded.
- One vehicle was stored.
- 10 vehicles were released per checkpoint procedures.
The checkpoint was funded by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.