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2014

DUI Task Force Campaign Update
0 DUI arrests reported on the first day of Memorial Day Holiday Campaign
Department:
District Attorney

Date:
5/26/2014
Contact:
Dave Stevenson

Phone:
(530) 303-2411
The Memorial Day Weekend Anti DUI crackdown has resulted in 0 DUI arrests from local routine traffic enforcement and special Avoid the 6 DUI task force deployments overnight in El Dorado County.

From 12:01 AM Sunday May 26, through Midnight Sunday May 26, 2014 officers representing 6 county law enforcement agencies have arrested 0 individuals for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
(**NOTE: These numbers are only provisional with some agencies yet to report**)

These numbers are in comparison to last years’ totals during first 24 hours. DUI arrest data collection will continue through midnight Monday May 26, 2014. Law enforcement officials are continuing DUI efforts throughout the county and region. Additionally, CHP throughout the state have all available officers patrolling freeways and county roads throughout the holiday weekend.

For Monday May 26th, extra DUI Saturation Patrols will be deployed in the cities of South Lake Tahoe and Placerville. Police, Sheriff and the CHP encourage all motorists to help make your community safer: Report Drunk Drivers – Call 911. Funding for this program was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.