Posted: Dec 29, 2009 3:22 PM by Kelly Bush
Updated: Dec 29, 2009 3:22 PM
According to Avoid the 12 of Santa Barbara County, deputies and officers have arrested 118 suspected drunk drivers in the holiday DUI crackdown that began on December 18. Authorities say the number of arrests is similar to a crackdown last year, when 115 people had been arrested.
The crackdown is not over yet. Several DUI checkpoints are planned on the Central Coast this week, according to Avoid the 12 of Santa Barbara County. Checkpoints are set for Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights in Santa Maria. A DUI task force will also be patrolling Santa Barbara on New Year's Eve. California Highway Patrol officers from the Santa Barbara, Buellton, and Santa Maria offices will be on the lookout for drunk drivers, as well.
PLEASE HELP US MODERATE COMMENTS
Offensive or inappropriate comments are subject to removal. To report a comment, please e-mail us at email@example.com, and include the name of the story and information on the comment.
Thank you! KSBY.com
Get deals up to 80% off here!
Find the lowest gas prices in your area
Submit your photos to KSBY
Check out our calendar of events
Watch Daybreak Web Videos in full
Save with Hot Deals across our counties!
Events across the Central Coast
Follow The CW5 on Facebook.
The KSBY online public file.
What do you think? Leave us your feedback.
KSBY is your official CA Lottery station for San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties