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December Campaign Results in 2K DWIs

December Campaign Results in 2K DWIs Click to Enlarge Photo: Coston, Photos.com

Jan 11, 2013 at 4:58 pm

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) Public safety officials say more than 2,000 impaired drivers were arrested during a DWI crackdown in Minnesota last month.

According to preliminary reports, Minnesota law agencies arrested 2,551 drivers in December as part of a statewide ``Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over'' DWI  enforcement campaign.
 
A similar DWI crackdown in December 2011 resulted in 2,600 DWI arrests.
 
The Minnesota State Patrol reports 0.47 percent was the highest alcohol concentration found in the state during the campaign. The legal limit is 0.08 percent.

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