Over 1,200 vehicles drove through the checkpoint held at Pacific Coast Highway and Daisy Avenue from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m on Friday, March 18. Of the 1,200 vehicles, police screened 375.
Just over 600 vehicles made their way through the checkpoint in the area of 7th Street and Locust Avenue from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. with police screening almost half of all drivers, LBPD said.
The checkpoint took place on Atlantic Avenue and South Street, between the hours of 6 p.m. and 2 a.m. on Friday.
At the intersection of Pacific Coast Highway and Daisy Avenue between 6 p.m. Friday and 2 a.m. Saturday, more than 824 vehicles drove through the checkpoint, and 243 drivers were screened, police said.
Krista Nichols was riding with her boyfriend when he crashed, killing her and her unborn child. Police say he was driving under the influence.
Police said they arrested a man on suspicion of driving under the influence after a road-rage crash that killed a woman who was about eight months pregnant.
An allegedly drunken 29-year-old man who celebrated his birthday by riding a horse on the Artesia (91) Freeway in Long Beach was arrested early Saturday.
One person was arrested Saturday night for allegedly driving under the influence, according to the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD).
Two people were arrested for driving under the influence and 22 citations were issued for unsafe driving during last Saturday‘s Saturation Patrol.