HAWAII POLICE DEPARTMENT
TRAFFIC SERVICES SECTION
SERGEANT DEXTER VERIATO
APRIL 9, 2007
During the week of April 3, 2007 – April 9, 2007, Big Island police arrested 23 motorists for drunk driving. Three of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. One was under the age of 21.
There have been 356 DUI arrests so far this year compared with 314 at this time last year, an increase of 13 percent. The numbers of arrests by district were:
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There have been 583 major accidents so far this year compared with 711 during the same period last year, a decrease of 18 percent.
There have been 12 traffic fatalities on the Big Island so far this year compared with 12 during the same period last year.
DUI roadblocks and patrols will continue island wide.
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