Fortuna PD Provides Update for the National Summer/Labor Day Anti-DUI Crackdown
HUMBOLDT, COUNTY, CA – The National Summer/Labor Day Anti-DUI crackdown arrest update: From 12:01 AM Friday August 19, 2016 through Midnight Tuesday August 30, 2016 officers representing 10 county law enforcement agencies have arrested 39 individuals for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. (**NOTE: These numbers are only provisional with some agencies yet to report**)
For the second weekend of the National DUI Mobilization extra DUI Saturation Patrols will be deployed across Humboldt County. Additionally, all regularly scheduled traffic and patrol officers will continue efforts to stop and arrest DUI drivers during their normal shifts.
Police, Sheriff and the CHP are requesting motorists to help make the community safer: Report Drunk Drivers – Call 911. Funding for this program is provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
DUI arrest data collection will continue through Labor Day midnight Monday, September 5, 2016. Avoid DUI programs, named for the number of police agencies in each county, will deploy Multiple/DUI Driver’s License Checkpoints and local Roving DUI patrols region-wide during this 18 day Summer/Labor Day Campaign.