Holiday DUI Arrests down for Los Angeles County
According to media reports, the number of people arrested for DUI in Los Angeles County over the holiday period was down this year from last year. During a 17 day crackdown ending on New Years Day, 2,168 people were arrested county wide for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. In 2011, there were 2,433 holiday DUI arrests in a 19 day period.
Local law enforcement agencies operated saturation patrols andsobriety checkpoints in Los Angeles to deter and detain drunk drivers over the holiday period. The DUI "net" has been cast wide to catch as many people as possible.
If you have been arrested for a DUI over the holiday period, do not delay in contacting a DUI defense lawyer in Los Angeles as time is of the essence in defending drunk driving charges. Contact Gold & Witham at 562 938 7771 for a free consultation.