Photo by Alexander Nguyen
Photo by Alexander Nguyen

An overnight sobriety/driver’s license checkpoint in Lancaster netted 26 arrests, a sheriff’s detective said Saturday.

Of the 1,187 vehicles screened at the checkpoint on Avenue K near Elm Avenue, one motorist was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving and another was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs, Detective Michael Politano of the sheriff’s Lancaster station said.

Also, there was one arrest on criminal charges and 23 drivers were cited or arrested for operating a vehicle unlicensed or while driving on a suspended or revoked license, Politano said.

The checkpoint began at 6 p.m. Friday and ended Saturda at 2 a.m.

—City News Service

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