PALMDALE – No one was arrested for driving under the influence, but 15 people were cited for license violations at a DUI checkpoint in Palmdale Friday night and early Saturday morning, authorities said.
The checkpoint was held from 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 3, to 2 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 4, on Palmdale Boulevard and 15th Street East, according to a news release from the Palmdale Sheriff’s Station.
The results of the checkpoint are as follows:
- 1502 vehicles were contacted at the checkpoint.
- 15 drivers were cited for operating a vehicle unlicensed or with a suspended/revoked license.
- Four vehicles were towed.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will continue to hold DUI/driver’s license checkpoints throughout the year, according to the sheriff’s news release.
Funding for this checkpoint was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.