MALIBU—Police arrested 22 people during a DUI/CDL Checkpoint held on Thursday, December 19, the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department (LASD) announced.
Officers from the Malibu/Lost Hills station checked a total of 1,535 drivers for driving impairment and proper licensing at the checkpoint located on Pacific Coast Highway and Cross Creek Road from 7 p.m. to 3 a.m.
Law enforcement arrested one driver suspected of driving while under the influence and arrested one driver suspected of illegal narcotics possession. Two suspects were arrested and sent to court for an outstanding $3,000 traffic warrant and four others with suspended or revoked driver’s licenses.
Police also arrested 14 unlicensed drivers. One vehicle was detained for a day and two vehicles were impounded for 30 days.
The LASD regularly schedules DUI/CDL Checkpoints throughout the year to ensure public roadway safety. “Saving lives, reducing injuries, traffic collisions and property damage is important work,” said Sheriff Lee Baca in a statement. “Every life is a life worth saving and we will do our utmost to help keep the public safe.”