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DUI enforcement campaign kicks off today in Pierce County

Post by Stacia Glenn / The News Tribune on Aug. 17, 2012 at 5:02 am |
August 13, 2012 12:53 pm

An enforcement campaign targeting drunken drivers kicks off in Pierce County today.

The Drive Hammered, Get Nailed campaign will last until Sept. 3 and includes 14 law enforcement agencies.

Last year in Pierce County, patrol officers arrested 287 on suspicion of driving under the influence during the same enforcement period. Officials said 5,328 people were charged with DUIs last year in the county.

The following agencies are participating: Bonney Lake, DuPont, Fife, Fircrest, Gig Harbor, Lakewood, Milton, Puyallup, Steilacoom, Sumner, Tacoma and University Place police departments, as well as the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department and the Washington State Patrol.

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