Combined DUI patrol nets 30 drunk drivers in King County

Friday, November 4, 2016

The King County Sheriff’s Office and 17 other local law enforcement agencies participated in a DUI emphasis last Friday and Saturday in King County. Over 50 extra officers patrolled cities and unincorporated areas in King County looking for drunk drivers.

During the emphasis officers conducted 399 traffic stops, made 30 DUI arrests, issued 144 infractions, and made 12 warrant arrests, 6 of which were DUI warrants.

Agencies participating included Washington State Patrol and Shoreline Police.

Funds for the emphasis were provided by the King County Council and Washington Traffic Safety Commission Target Zero program.


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