Task force makes four DUI arrests in New Year’s Eve detail

Adam Curtis Police Press Releases, Public Affairs Press Releases

The Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force made four DUI arrests during a saturation detail conducted in the Sierra Vista area on Friday, Dec.31, due to New Year’s Eve.

The detail was performed by the Sierra Vista Police Department, Arizona Department of Public Safety, and Cochise County Sheriff’s Office. The detail resulted in the following: 65 traffic stops or contacts, 33 warnings or repair orders, 11 miscellaneous civil citations, five civil speed citations, one seatbelt citation, two misdemeanor warrant arrests, two driving on a suspended driver’s license criminal arrests, and four misdemeanor DUI arrests.

The average blood alcohol content (BAC) was 0.189, over twice the legal limit of 0.08.

With the continuous support from the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, the Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force reminds drivers that if you choose to drive hammered, you will get nailed. Get a designated driver, not a DUI!