Saturday, May 28, 2011

Orange County Memorial Day Weekend DUI Crackdown Yielding Results

Posted By CotoBlogzz

Rancho Santa Margarita, CA -  The Orange County Memorial Day Weekend DUI crackdown has already  resulted in a significant number of DUI arrests from local routine traffic enforcement and special Avoid the 38 DUI deployments overnight.

Preliminary figures from 12:01 AM Friday May 27, 2011 through Midnight Friday May 27, 2011 officers representing 38 county law enforcement agencies have arrested 29 individuals for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. In 2010 32 DUI arrests occurred during the same time period.

Law enforcement officials are continuing DUI efforts throughout the county and region. Additionally, CHP Areas throughout the state have all available officers patrolling freeways and county roads throughout the weekend.

For Saturday May 28th, the City of Buena Park will conduct a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint. All Avoid the 38 cities will continue to deploy DUI Saturation Patrols nightly. The Avoid the 38 DUI Task Force encourages all motorists to help make your community safer: Report Drunk Drivers – Call 911.

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