Cops tow 32 vehicles at checkpoint

first_imgLANCASTER – Thirty-two vehicles driven by unlicensed motorists were towed away as sheriff’s deputies screened more than 360 vehicles during a drunk-driving and license checkpoint, officials said. Two motorists were given field sobriety tests during the five-hour checkpoint Thursday on Avenue I near 3rd Street East, but no one was arrested for drunk driving, officials said. Two people who came through the checkpoint were arrested when deputies found out they were wanted on misdemeanor arrest warrants. Four motorists were ticketed for violating traffic laws around the checkpoint. Thirty-five people were arrested or ticketed for driving on suspended or revoked licenses, or for having no license. Their cars were towed away if there was no one present licensed to drive them. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORERose Parade grand marshal Rita Moreno talks New Year’s Day outfit and ‘West Side Story’ remake In all, deputies talked to 366 motorists at the checkpoint and waved through another 268 because the wait was getting too long, officials said. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more