9 arrests made in Butte County DUI crackdown

May 26, 2014 12:14 PM

A Memorial Day Weekend “Avoid the 8 Butte County DUI Campaign” anti DUI crackdown in Butte County has resulted in 9 DUI arrests so far.

From 12:01 a.m. Friday May 23, through midnight Sunday May 25, 2014 officers representing 8 county law enforcement agencies have arrested nine individuals for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Last year, ten arrests were made during same the 72 hours.

DUI arrest data collection will continue through midnight Monday May 26, 2014.

Avoid programs, named for the number of police agencies in each county, will conduct crackdowns around the 4th of July as well as the 18-Day August/Labor Day period. In recognition that summer season is among the deadliest time of the year, law enforcement agencies throughout the county will be making every effort to arrest drunk drivers before another life is lost.


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