PALMDALE – One motorist was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and seven people were arrested for other violations at a DUI/driver’s license checkpoint conducted in Palmdale this past weekend, authorities said.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Palmdale Station conducted the checkpoint at 10th Street West and Technology Drive, between the hours of 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, and 2 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27.
The results of the checkpoint are as follows:
- 1222 vehicles were screened.
- One DUI-alcohol suspect was arrested.
- Seven drivers were cited/arrested for operating a vehicle unlicensed or while license was suspended/revoked.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Palmdale Station will be conducting additional DUI/driver’s license checkpoints throughout the year as part of an ongoing commitment to lowering deaths and injuries upon streets and highways.
The operation was funded by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.