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SHPD plans DUI patrols Dec. 21 - Jan.6


December 19, 2018

The Sweet Home Police Department will run extra patrols during the holiday season, looking for drunken drivers, from Dec. 21 to Jan. 6.

The enforcement effort is funded by one of three grants that will provide money for additional focused patrols in the next year, said Sgt. Jason Van Eck, who applied for the grants.

The first grant is for $2,000 and will fund patrols focused on enforcement against driving under the influence during the Christmas-New Year’s season and Labor Day weekend.

Patrols will ideally be on the road between 11 p.m. and 3 a.m., Van Eck said. Officers will sign up f...

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