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DUI arrests made over the Cinco de Mayo weekend dropped in 2014

PHOENIX – According to the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, the number of individuals taken into custody for driving under the influence over the Cinco de Mayo weekend decreased in 2014.

The total number of individuals arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence was 500 in 2014, which reduced from 525 the previous year.

Arrest numbers decreased across the board, with aggravated DUI, misdemeanor DUI and extreme DUI charges reduced in 2014 than 2013. The average BAC level also decreased from 0.151 to 0.146 percent.

There was an increase in non-DUI citations in which the number of seat belt and child restraint citations was included.

The individuals were taken into custody all over the state by a DUI task force of 1,881 officers.

News Source: www.KTAR.com

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