Holiday patrols elicit one DUI arrest, tickets, lot of warnings

 

February 6, 2019



Sweet Home police arrested one person for driving under the influence during the Christmas season as part of a focus on drunken driving during the holidays.

The period, from Dec. 21 to Jan. 6, was the first of two periods of extra patrols planned to focus on drunken driving. The second will be during Labor Day weekend, said Sgt. Jason Van Eck. The extra patrols are funded by a $2,000 National Highway Traffic Safety Administration grant to pay for officer overtime.

The extra patrols required 16 hours of overtime, Van Eck said. The grant provides approximately 40 hours of overtime, dependin...



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