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From 12:01 AM Friday December 13th, through Midnight Wednesday January 1, 2014 officers representing 7 Placer County law enforcement agencies have arrested 99 individuals for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. In 2012/13 the same numbers of subjects were arrested for DUI. Last year, 99 DUI arrests occurred during the 19 Day holiday campaign.
Last year there was 1 alcohol related death during the 2012 / 2013 year end campaign. This year there were zero deaths due to alcohol or drugs.
Law enforcement officials will be conducting more Avoid the 7 DUI operations throughout the Placer County region next during Super Bowl Sunday in February and then again for local St Patrick’s Day Festivities in March. Police, Sheriff and the CHP encourage all motorists to help law enforcement every day: Report Drunk Drivers – Call 9-1-1 anytime you encounter an impaired driver.