45 Arrested over the holiday on suspicion of DUI

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – California Highway Patrol officers arrested 45 suspected drunken drivers on San Diego County highways and freeways between the start of the long Thanksgiving Day weekend and Sunday morning.

The California Highway Patrol reported that the number of suspected drunken drivers arrested between 6:01 p.m. Wednesday and 6 a.m. today was just two higher than were made in the same time period last year.

Statewide, the CHP made 594 DUI arrests this year compared with 724 in 2013.

The CHP tallies do not include arrests made on city streets and other roadways not patrolled by the state agency.

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