MCSO arrests 20 drunk drivers over Labor Day weekend

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by Chris Patterson

MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office reports arresting 20 drunk drivers over Labor Day weekend. The sheriff's office ran Drive Sober patrols from August 29 - September 2.

The sheriff's office conducted 232 traffic stops with 221 citations issued. 20 of those traffic stops were drunk driver related, and seven of those were repeat drunk drivers. The sheriff's officer responded to three drunk driving crashes over Labor Day weekend. 

Labor Day weekend statistics from the sheriff's office:

232  Traffic Stops

221 Total citations issued

9   Seat Belt Citations

83 Excessive Speed Citations

20  Unlicensed/Revoked/Suspended Drivers

20  Operating While Intoxicated (MCSO only) (Average PBT result was .14)

66  Other moving/non-moving violations (Lane deviation, registration, no insurance, etc.)

28  Crashes with Property Damage Only 

5    Crashes with Injuries 

3  DUI-related crashes

 

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