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Tue, Aug. 20

Taskforce makes 12 drunk driving arrests

The Tri-City DUI Taskforce made 99 traffic stops and arrested three people for extreme DUI over the Memorial Day weekend.

Officers made nine misdemeanor DUI arrests, but no aggravated DUI arrests. Two of the arrests occurred after 2 a.m. and neither had a prior conviction.

The average blood alcohol content was .137 percent. Arizona's legal limit is .08 percent.

Officers issued four seat belt citations, one minor consumption citation and 79 other citations.

According to Sgt. Tim Fletcher, Prescott Police Department, 22 officers from six Yavapai County police agencies participated.


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