HAWAII POLICE DEPARTMENT
TRAFFIC SERVICES SECTION
SERGEANT DEXTER VERIATO
APRIL 2, 2007
During the week of March 27, 2007 – April 2, 2007, Big Island police arrested 23 motorists for drunk driving. Four of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. One was under the age of 21.
There have been 333 DUI arrests so far this year compared with 291 at this time last year, an increase of 14 percent. The numbers of arrests by district were:
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There have been 548 major accidents so far this year compared with 666 during the same period last year, a decrease of 8 percent.
There have been 11 traffic fatalities on the Big Island so far this year compared with 12 during the same period last year, a decrease of 8 percent.
DUI roadblocks and patrols will continue island wide.
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