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UPDATE: 5 Arrested During Napa DUI Patrol

Special units on hand from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.

UPDATE: Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014

Napa Police on Friday night arrested five motorists for DUI violations and three motorists for driving with a suspended license.

Five officers worked the patrol from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m., resulting in 60 vehicle stops. 

During these 60 vehicle stops, officers noticed nine of these drivers displayed symptoms of alcohol consumption and or drug use.

 These nine drivers were evaluated and five  of them were arrested for DUI related violations. 

Additionally, three drivers were driving with a suspended license. These three drivers were cited and their vehicles were towed and impounded for 30 days.

Funding for this program was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

PREVIOUSLY: Friday, Jan. 3, 2013

Officers from the Napa Police Department’s DUI Enforcement Team will be deploying this weekend to stop and arrest alcohol and drug-impaired drivers in the Department’s ongoing traffic safety campaign. 

  DUI Saturation Patrols will deploy on January 3, 2014 between the hours of 6 p.m. and 2 a.m. in areas with high frequencies of DUI collisions and/or arrests.

, “This is a ‘Zero Tolerance’ crackdown so Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over!” said Napa Police Department Sgt. Brian Campagna.

“California’s roadways are very much safer than they were before 2006,” said OTS Director Christopher J. Murphy.  “The Napa Police Department will be keeping the pressure on through enforcement and public awareness so that we can continue saving lives and reach the vision we all share – Toward zero deaths, every 1 counts.”

Funding for this program is from a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Report Drunk Drivers, Call 911!

 

 

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