Hawaiʻi Police Department
Traffic Services Section
Torey D. Keltner
Phone: (808) 961-2305
During the week of September 14, 2020, through September 20, 2020, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested thirteen (28) motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Five of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. Three of the drivers was under the age of 21.
So far this year, there have been 683 DUI arrests compared with 813 during the same period last year a decrease of 15.9 percent. The numbers of arrests by district were:
|DUI Arrests by District|
|District||Weekly Total||Year to Date|
There have been 548 major accidents so far this year compared with 701 during the same period last year, a decrease of 21.8 percent.
To date, there were 13 fatal crashes, resulting in 13 fatalities, compared with 14 fatal crashes, resulting in 14 fatalities for the same time last year. This represents a decrease of 7.1 percent for fatal crashes, and 7.1 percent for fatalities.
DUI roadblocks and patrols will continue island-wide.