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28 Arrested for DUI in Del. During 'Checkpoint Strikeforce'

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DOVER- During the 14th week of the 2005 Checkpoint Strikeforce campaign, Delaware law enforcement officers arrested 28 people for driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol.  

Participating agencies included the New Castle, Kent, and Sussex County DUI Task Forces, and Delaware State Police Troops 1 and 4.  

In addition to the DUI arrests last weekend, officers issued 22 citations for seat belt violations, made eight drug arrests, apprehended nine wanted persons, recovered one stolen vehicle, made underage drinking arrests and made 98 miscellaneous traffic citations.    

Since July 1, officers have conducted a total of 59 sobriety checkpoints, yielding 323 DUI arrests, 269 seat belt violations, 38 child restraint violations, 149 drug arrests, 69 felony violations, 65 underage drinking violations and 1089 other traffic citations. In addition, 107 wanted persons were apprehended and 12 stolen vehicles were recovered.

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