43 arrested at Lynwood checkpoint

LYNWOOD - Forty-three people were arrested at a DUI and driver's license checkpoint in Lynwood last Friday night, the vast majority for driving without a license.Thirty unlicensed drivers were arrested and sent to court, authorities said. Another 10 drivers were charged with driving on suspended or revoked licenses. Sheriff's deputies arrested three drivers on various outstanding traffic warrants, including DUI. Their bail amounts were set at $87,000, $75,000 and $61,000, authorities said. Nine vehicles were impounded for a month. The checkpoint was conducted at Imperial Highway and Jackson Avenue. The checkpoint was part of a large crackdown on drunk drivers involving hundreds of local law enforcement agencies this month.

********** Published: Aug. 22, 2013 - Volume 12 - Issue 19