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83 Arrested for Drunk Driving in Week 5 in Delaware Crackdown

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DOVER, Del.- A total of 83 people were arrested across Delaware last week for DUI of alcohol and/or drugs, the state Office of Highway Safety said Monday. 

Officials said that of those 83 individuals, 11 were arrested at DUI checkpoints conducted by the New Castle County DUI Task Force. Police officers also made five drug arrests, apprehended three wanted persons and made 37 other traffic arrests. 

Statewide, there have been 2,333 DUI arrests made in Delaware this year, officials said. 

DUI checkpoints continue and are scheduled for:

- Friday, Aug. 8 – Stanton - (New Castle County DUI Taskforce)

Checkpoint Strikeforce is a regional sobriety checkpoint campaign aimed at arresting DUI offenders by using high visibility enforcement to deter those who would otherwise choose to drink and drive.  The campaign is a 6-month-long effort coordinated locally by the OHS and involves setting up weekly DUI checkpoints & patrols statewide. Delaware had 4,086 DUI arrests statewide for 2014, according to the OHS.

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