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Checkpoint Yields One Arrest In Saugus

khts_trafficalertOne arrest was made, two citations were issued and two vehicles were impounded during a DUI checkpoint in Saugus Friday night.

The checkpoint was conducted in the northbound lanes of Bouquet Canyon Road at Wellston Drive.

 

 

According to Sgt. Richard Cohen of the SCV Sheriff's Department Traffic Bureau, 896 vehicles went through the checkpoint and 771 were screened for drivers under the influence or driving without a valid license. It was conducted from 7 p.m. Friday to 3 a.m. Saturday.

Cohen said that one driver was arrested for DUI, two citations were issued and two vehicles were towed. The checkpoint was funded by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.