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Police Prepare for Labor Day

 


From 12:01 AM Friday August 15, 2014 through Midnight Sunday August 17, 2014 officers representing 11 county law enforcement agencies have arrested 21 individuals for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.  There were 23 DUI arrests during the same three day period in 2013. There were no DUI related traffic fatalities or injury collisions during this reporting period. Over the same period in 2013, there were two DUI related traffic fatalities and 2 persons injured in DUI related traffic collisions.For the second weekend of the campaign extra DUI Saturation Patrols will be deployed in the cities of San Luis Obispo, Grover Beach, Paso Robles, Atascadero and Morro Bay. Also, a DUI/ Driver’s License checkpoint will be held in the North County this weekend. The remaining special operations including a Task Force Operation, Warrant Sweep and Court Operation will occur the following week.  All regularly scheduled traffic and patrol officers will continue efforts to stop and arrest DUI drivers during their normal shifts. 

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