PALMDALE – One motorist was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and another was cited for a license violation 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 Sierra Highway and Enterprise Parkway between the hours of 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2, and 2 a.m. Saturday, Sept 3.
The results of the checkpoint are as follows:
- 1064 vehicles traveled through the checkpoint.
- 1052 vehicles were screened at the checkpoint.
- One DUI-alcohol suspect was arrested.
- One driver was cited/arrested for operating a vehicle unlicensed or while suspended/revoked.
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.