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Saturday May 15th, 2021 :: 04:19 a.m. PDT

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#LASD DUI Checkpoint Nets 15 Arrested and Cited, City of Lancaster

15 arrested and cited at Lancaster DUI Checkpoint
 
Lancaster, Calif. – Three arrested for DUI while conducting a DUI checkpoint on May 14, 2021.

The checkpoint was held at Sierra Highway north of Lancaster Boulevard from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.

11 drivers were cited for operating a vehicle unlicensed or with a suspended/revoked license, 490 vehicles were contacted.

Checkpoint locations are based on a history of crashes and DUI arrests. The primary purpose of checkpoints is not to make arrests, but to promote public safety by deterring drivers from driving impaired.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is committed to keeping the public safe when they are traveling.

Then Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will continue to hold DUI/Driver’s License checkpoints throughout the year.

Funding for this checkpoint was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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