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St. Patrick's Day Weekend Drunk Driving

By: ap
By: ap

Police departments and sheriff's offices across Colorado arrested 125 people last night for drunk driving. The agencies are participating in a campaign to crack down on drunken driving during Saint Patrick's Day weekend.

Colorado Springs Police reported 13 arrests, while the Colorado State Patrol made 34. The Denver Police Department made 23 arrests in downtown Denver.

More than 500 troopers, police officers and sheriff's deputies
are involved in the campaign, which continues until Tuesday.

Last year, 461 people were arrested during the St. Patrick's Day weekend for drunken driving.


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