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Police in Del. Schedule 3 Weekend DUI Checkpoints

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DOVER, Del.- Police in Delaware have scheduled DUI checkpoints in three different locations across the state. 

According to the state Office of Highway Safety, the checkpoints will be held this weekend at the following locations:

Friday, Nov. 9

  • Wilmington (New Castle County DUI Task Force)                                                        
  • Seaford (Multi-jurisdictional effort)                                

Saturday, Nov. 10

  • Harrington (Multi-jurisdictional effort)

The checkpoints are part of the ongoing Checkpoint Strikeforce campaign, a regional sobriety campaign aimed at arrested DUI offenders. The OHS said that last weekend, one DUI checkpoint was conducted in New Castle County that resulted in the arrests of eight people for drunk driving. In addition to the DUI arrests, officers apprehended three wanted individuals, made four drug arrests, issued three seat belt citations, two child restraint citations and 33 citations for various other traffic violations.

There have been more than 4,100 DUI arrests statewide since January, according to the OHS.

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