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2014

DUI Arrests Down & DUI Fatalities Down
 
Department:
 
District Attorney

Date:
1/2/2014
Contact:
Dave Stevenson

Phone:
(530) 303-2411

The Winter Holiday Anti-DUI crackdown has resulted in 1 DUI arrests from local routine traffic enforcement and special Avoid the 6 DUI deployments overnight in El Dorado County.

From 12:01 AM Tuesday December 31, 2013 through Midnight Wednesday January 1, 2014 officers representing [1] county law enforcement agency have arrested 1 individuals for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. In 2012 3 DUI arrests occurred during the same 24 hour time period.

Last year there were no DUI deaths reported. (**NOTE: These numbers are only provisional with some agencies yet to report**)

All regularly scheduled traffic and patrol officers will focus efforts at stopping and arresting DUI drivers during their normal shifts. Multiple DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoints, Multi Agency DUI Task Force operations and local Roving DUI patrols are all part of this region-wide crackdown during the 20 day Winter Holiday Campaign.

Police, Sheriff and the CHP encourage all motorists to help make your community safer: Report Drunk Drivers – Call 911! Funding for this program is provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. DUI arrest data collection will continue through New Year’s Weekend, midnight Wednesday, January 1, 2014.

 

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