DOVER, Del.— Police in Delaware arrested 13 people for DUI during the second weekend of the 2012 Checkpoint Strikeforce DUI prevention campaign.
Authorities said over 2,400 people have been arrested for DUIs throughout Delaware this year.
In addition to last weekend's DUI arrests, officers across Delaware issued three citations for underage drinking, three cellphone citations, apprehended three wanted individuals, made five drug arrests, issued 39 seat belt citations, and 82 citations for various other traffic violations.
Three checkpoints are scheduled to take place this weekend:
Friday, July 13, in Wilmington by the New Castle County DUI Task Force
Saturday, July 14, in Rehoboth Beach by Delaware State Police
Dover's checkpoint will be a multi-jurisdictional effort
Checkpoint Strikeforce is a regional sobriety checkpoint campaign aimed at arresting DUI offenders, and using high visibility enforcement to deter those who would otherwise choose to drink and drive. The campaign, a six-month effort running through New Year's Eve, involves setting up weekly DUI checkpoints statewide.
Saturday, May 18 2013 10:19 AM EDT2013-05-18 14:19:20 GMT
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