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DUI arrests up slightly this past holiday period

(No fatal injury collisions)….El Centro Sector CHP releases Holiday stats.

The statistics cover all four days of the past 4th of July Holiday weekend in the El Centro Sector. The numbers indicate no fatal injury collisions and no major injury collision. Drunken Driving arrests, however, were up this year, as compared to last year. The California Highway Patrol arrested 10 suspected drunk drivers this year, up from the 9 arrested during the same period last year. Minor injury collisions and property damage only collisions were both down this year as compared to the 4th of July holiday weekend last year.