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The Winter Holiday Anti-DUI crackdown has continued to result in a significant number of DUI arrests from local routine traffic enforcement and special Avoid the 38 DUI deployments in
. Orange County
From 12:01 AM Friday December 17, 2010 through Midnight Monday, December 20, 2010, preliminary numbers show that officers representing Orange County law enforcement agencies have arrested 138 individuals for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
For Tuesday December 21st there are no special Avoid Task Force operations scheduled. All regularly scheduled traffic and patrol officers will continue to focus their efforts on stopping and arresting DUI drivers during their normal shifts.
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 Sunday, January 2, 2011.
MEDIA NOTE: Daily statistical data is preliminary and subject to change. The checkpoint locations and saturation patrols will be made available for media opportunities or ride-alongs each night.
For information on the current operations, contact the Orange County Sheriff Department’s Public Affairs office at 714-647-7042.
Please visit the AVOID website at www.californiaavoid.org for information on the campaign’s DUI Enforcement