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And The Results Of The 'Drive Sober Or Get Pulled Over' Holiday Campaign Are In...

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From November 27, 2013 to January 1, 2014 law enforcement from across the state used extra patrols to get drunk drivers off of the roadways. From November 27, 2013 to January 1, 2014 law enforcement from across the state used extra patrols to get drunk drivers off of the roadways.
SPOKANE, Wash. -

From November 27, 2013 to January 1, 2014 law enforcement from across the state used extra patrols to get drunk drivers off of the roadways. 

Spokane, Whitman, Pend Oreille, and Ferry Counties participated in the campaign and the results were released on Friday.

During the campaign, law enforcement from Spokane, Whitman, Pend Oreille and Ferry Counties stopped and arrested 228 motorists for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Compared to last year during the same time period, officers on routine and extra patrols arrested 237 people for DUI in the same counties. 

Statewide during the campaign this year, officers arrested 2,723 drivers for DUI.

In Spokane, Whitman, Pend Oreille and Ferry Counties, the City of Cheney, City of Airway Heights, Colfax, Eastern Washington University, Pullman, Republic, and Washington State University Police Departments, the Ferry, Pend Oreille and Whitman County Sheriff's Offices and the Washington State Patrol participated in the extra DUI patrols, with the support of the Spokane County Target Zero Task Force. The extra patrols were funded by a grant from the Washington Traffic Safety Commission.

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