Our Newport Beach DUI Lawyers have learned that, with roving patrols and numerous checkpoints, Orange County law enforcement agencies arrested 786 people on suspicion of driving under the influence during the winter holiday anti-DUI campaign.
The multi-agency crackdown from Dec. 16 to Jan. 1, known as “Avoid the 38,” involved the California Highway Patrol, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department and police departments. There were no reported DUI fatal collisions.
During the 17-day holiday enforcement period the previous year, 743 people were arrested for driving under the influence, according to the “Avoid” database.
Numerous patrols and checkpoints were scheduled countywide during the New Year weekend in Laguna Niguel, Laguna Beach, Huntington Beach, La Habra, Westminster, Anaheim, Buena Park and Placentia.