PALMDALE – One motorist was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and one citation was issued at a DUI/driver’s license checkpoint conducted in Lancaster this past weekend, authorities announced Tuesday.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Traffic Services Detail conducted the checkpoint at Avenue J and 10th Street West, 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:
- 1188 vehicles traveled through the checkpoint.
- 1101 vehicles were screened at the checkpoint.
- One DUI-alcohol suspect was arrested.
- One citation was issued.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Traffic Services Detail will be conducting additional DUI/driver’s license checkpoints in Lancaster 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.