January 4, 2013 at 10:16 AM
DUI campaign results in 795 arrests in King County
A total of 795 people were arrested in King County during a recent DUI enforcement campaign.
Statewide, a total of 3,446 people were arrested during the annual “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign that ran from Nov. 21 through Jan. 1.
King County law enforcement agencies that participated in the campaign included police departments in Auburn, Bellevue, Black Diamond, Burien, Clyde Hill, Covington, Des Moines, Duvall, Enumclaw, Federal Way, Issaquah, Kent, Kirkland, Maple Valley, Mercer Island, Newcastle, North Bend, Pacific, Redmond, Renton, Sammamish, Seatac, Seattle, Snoqualmie, Tukwila and Woodinville, as well as Port of Seattle police and the Washington State Patrol. The extra patrols were funded by a grant from the Washington Traffic Safety Commission.
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