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2,399 drunk drivers arrested statewide in December

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A December-long, statewide increased DWI enforcement campaign generated 2,399 DWI arrests and 2,178 seat belt violations. Preliminary arrest totals were reported by 315 of around 400 participating agencies. Locally, the Alexandria Police Department made seven DWI arrests for the month and the Douglas County Sheriff's Office added two more.


The Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) Office of Traffic Safety coordinated the extra patrols.

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