500 DUI Arrests In Los Angeles County Over Memorial Day Weekend

By City News Service

529 people were arrested in Los Angeles County for driving under the influence between 12:01 a.m. on Friday and midnight on Sunday, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

During a slightly different time period in Orange County, there were 35 DUI arrests, according to the California Highway Patrol.

1,133 people in California were arrested for DUI during the same period, according to the California Highway Patrol, which reports 15 fatalities in the state.

The arrests in Los Angeles County were made as part of the “Avoid the 100 Los Angeles County DUI Campaign,” under which 100 law enforcement agencies stepped up DUI enforcement efforts.

Some agencies have yet to report DUI arrests, according to the department.

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May 30, 2013  Copyright © 2012 Eastern Group Publications, Inc.

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