PALMDALE – One motorist was arrested for driving under the influence and 27 people were arrested for license violations at a DUI checkpoint in Palmdale this past weekend, authorities said.
The checkpoint was conducted by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department from 6 p.m. Friday, June 11, to 2 a.m. Saturday, June 12, on Avenue S at 40th Street East, according to a news release from the Palmdale Sheriff’s Station.
The results of the checkpoint are as follows:
- One person was arrested for driving under the influence.
- 27 drivers were cited/arrested for operating a vehicle unlicensed or with a suspended/revoked license.
- Three vehicles were towed.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will be conducting additional DUI/driver’s license checkpoints and 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.