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More than 1,200 drivers arrested in Bay Area for DUIs so far in holiday period

Original post made on Dec 28, 2009

More than 1,200 people have been arrested in the Bay Area for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs in the first 10 days of a regional anti-DUI campaign.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, December 28, 2009, 5:42 AM

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Posted by P-town Dad
a resident of Amador Estates
on Dec 28, 2009 at 8:40 am

So is 1,291 a lot or not? How does it compare to last year? If it's up significantly, is there a cause? Is law enforcement stronger, or is the weak economy causing more stress for people?


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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Dec 28, 2009 at 11:03 am

Alcohol & drugs are more available during holidays...free!

The number is low for the Bay Area...more arrests will be made before and after the New Year.

There are tens of thousands of addicts in the Bay Area, this is a very small fraction of those that drive under the influence. Hopefully, more will be arrested and incarcerated. The public has a right to be safe.

Law enforcement agencies will be out there trying their best to protect us. Gracias/thank you.


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