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Malibu Checkpoint Nets 20 Arrests, 3 of Those for DUI

Malibu Checkpoint Nets 20 Arrests, 3 of Those for DUI
A sobriety checkpoint Los Angeles County deputies set up Friday in Malibu netted 20 arrests, three of those for DUI, officials said.

A total of 1,150 drivers rolled through the checkpoint on Pacific Coast Highway between 7 p.m. and 3 a.m., according to a Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department press release.
"This checkpoint was one of many that have been or will be conducted throughout the year in Malibu," says the release.

Of the arrests, three were for driving under the suspicion of being drunk, one for refusing to comply with deputies at the checkpoint, three more for having traffic warrants and 10 for driving without a license. 

Here are the key stats:
  • 1330 vehicles through the checkpoint 
  • 1150 drivers checked at the checkpoint 
  • Three DUI – Alcohol suspect arrested 
  • One suspect was arrested on suspicion of refusing to comply with checkpoint procedures
  • Three suspects were arrested for traffic warrants and sent to court 
  • Three suspended / revoked drivers were arrested and sent to court 
  • 10 unlicensed drivers were arrested and sent to court 
  • One vehicle was stored for one day 
  • Three vehicles were impounded for 30 days 
  • Nine vehicles were released per checkpoint release procedures 

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