DUI checkpoint nets 40 citations

BELLFLOWER - A DUI and driver's license checkpoint in Bellflower last week resulted in 40 arrests and/or citations, authorities announced.The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department operated the checkpoint last Friday night at Woodruff Avenue and Alondra Boulevard. Nearly 1,300 vehicles pass through the checkpoint. Sheriff's deputies issued 29 citations to unlicensed drivers and another five citations to motorists driving with a suspended license. Two people were arrested for driving under the influence of drugs, and two more were arrested for illegal possession of narcotics, according to the Sheriff's Department.

********** Published: January 12, 2012 - Volume 10 - Issue 39