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14 Arrested at Overnight Checkpoint in Malibu

1,363 vehicles pass through the checkpoint, which is on PCH at Carbon Canyon Road, in eastern Malibu.

By City News Service

Fourteen unlicensed drivers were arrested and sent to court during an overnight driver's license and sobriety checkpoint in Malibu, a sheriff's detective said Sunday.

Also, two motorists driving on a suspended or revoked license were arrested at the checkpoint on Pacific Coast Highway, which began at 7 p.m. Saturday and ended at 3 a.m. today, said Detective Michael Ranes of the sheriff's Malibu/Lost Hills station.

Ranes said a suspect was arrested on a $15,000 traffic warrant. Two vehicles were impounded for one day and two vehicles were impounded for 30 days.

The sheriff's detective said 1,363 vehicles passed through the checkpoint, which was on PCH at Carbon Canyon Road, in eastern Malibu.

Jeffrey Adair December 16, 2013 at 11:15 AM
welcome to the police state NWO. Americans are the new enemy in the eyes of the government.
Mark Hayes December 16, 2013 at 10:21 PM
Really, a police state. I would guess you have never seen a real police state. PCH is one of the most dangerous roads anywhere. If a preannounced checkpoint yields that many violations and limits drunk driving activity then I wholeheartedly support it.
Will Smith December 16, 2013 at 11:54 PM
But they didn't find any drunk drivers, oh never mind, maybe they will hook a communist next time. I feel much safer now, really, I do.
Brian Donnelly December 17, 2013 at 11:43 AM
why don't they just park outside Moonshadows?
Stoked December 17, 2013 at 01:38 PM
Or the Cove on a Sunday afternoon.

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