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San Diego DUI Arrests Up As Cops Crack Down During The Holiday

4th of July Drink.jpgChula Vista, National City, Coronado, and San Diego Police Departments held three separate operations targeting repeat drunk driving offenders from Saturday through Monday, according to 10news.com. Ten people were arrested for allegedly driving under the influence, 37 vehicles were confiscated and impounded from drivers who did not have valid licenses, and 23 others were cited for other violations.

DUI arrests totaled 95 in San Diego County by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) from 6:00 p.m. Friday through 6:00 a.m. Monday, according to signonsandiego.com. This was up from 86 drunk driving arrests in San Diego in 2010 during the 4th of July holiday.

Throughout California, DUI arrests increased to 1,358 this year with 22 fatalities. In 2010, 1,329 arrests were recorded by CHP with 18 fatalities.

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