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Checkpoint Strikeforce Makes 10 DUI Arrests in Delaware

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(Photo: Delaware OHS) (Photo: Delaware OHS)

DOVER, Del.- Police in Delaware last weekend made 10 DUI arrests at three DUI checkpoints across the state.

The Delaware Office of Highway Safety coordinated the Halloween weekend DUI checkpoints in all three counties on Saturday, Oct. 26 from 10 p.m. until Sunday, Oct. 27, at 2 a.m. the following morning.

Working together with the Delaware State Police and local law enforcement, OHS supported three DUI checkpoints across the state.

OHS said the event, called Checkpoint Strikeforce, 

was extremely successful and the statewide media coverage was a deterrent that discouraged many impaired drivers from taking to the highways. In Delaware, officers made 10 DUI arrests and netted an additional 44 traffic arrests or citations for various infractions, including 15 seatbelt assessments, and seven drug arrests.

OHS will coordinate the next Checkpoint Strikeforce effort on November 20, 2019. Three DUI checkpoints will occur statewide to deter individuals from driving while impaired.

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