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Delaware Checkpoints Lead to 3 DUI, 9 Drug Arrests

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DOVER, Del.- The Delaware Office of Highway Safety coordinated DUI checkpoints in each county statewide this past weekend, resulting in several DUI and drug-related arrests.

According to OHS, a total of 60 officers from Delaware State Police and local law enforcement agencies manned the three checkpoints and saw a total of 2,522 vehicles pass through. It was all part of the Safe Family Holiday DUI enforcement campaign.

Three people were arrested for driving while impaired, and one person was apprehended on an outstanding warrant. Nine individuals were arrested on drug-related charges, and 18 drivers were detained for further investigation. In addition, 38 drivers were cited for other traffic arrests including four drivers for driving without being buckled up. 

DUI checkpoints are placed in locations based on crash statistics and frequency of DUI arrests, officials said.

 

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