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15 arrests at Norwalk checkpoint

NORWALK – A Dec. 5 checkpoint in Norwalk resulted in 15 arrests, including nearly a dozen arrests for driving without a license or driving on a suspended or revoked license, authorities announced.
Sheriff’s deputies arrested 11 drivers for not being properly licensed.
Other arrests included DUI (2), illegal possession of narcotics (2), and driving a vehicle without an ignition interlock device as required by law (1).
The checkpoint was stationed at Imperial Highway and Bloomfield Avenue. Another checkpoint is scheduled for Saturday.
Meanwhile, a La Mirada checkpoint Dec. 14 resulted in two arrests, both for driving while under the influence of marijuana.
Seventeen people were arrested at a checkpoint in Malibu last Saturday, including 16 drivers without proper licenses.
One person was arrested for a $15,000 traffic warrant.
Several DUI and driver’s license checkpoints are scheduled this weekend throughout the Downey area.

Published: Dec. 19, 2013 – Volume 12 – Issue 36

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