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DUI roving patrol

Published February 25. 2010 05:00PM

The North Central Pa. Regional Sobriety Checkpoint DUI Taskforce and Expanded DUI/Underage Drinking Enforcement Program has released the following information from activities held this past weekend.

A Roving DUI Patrol was held Feb. 19 with two law enforcement departments represented by two officers. A total of 26 vehicles were contacted and detained. Two drivers were tested for possible DUI. Officers issued 11 traffic citations, made one criminal arrest and issued 16 warnings.

Sobriety checkpoints and Roving DUI patrols will also be conducted through Feb. 28 on state routes 61, 183, 901, 209, 309, 443, 895, 125, 25, 924 and 54.

Travelers are reminded to dial 911 if they suspect a drunk driver. To report underage drinking, call 1-888-UNDER21.

The sobriety checkpoints and Roving DUI patrols are funded through the state Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

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