Our South Florida DUI defense attorneys read a recent article about highway deaths and DUI arrests on Florida’s Treasure Coast. According to law enforcement officials, there were no highway deaths on New Year’s Eve 2009 and relatively few DUI arrests compared to past years.
The Port St. Lucie Police Department and the Indian River County Sheriff’s Office each reportedly arrested four people for DUI. Fort Pierce Police made two DUI arrests and Vero Beach Police made one arrest overnight.
Police cited the increased presence of Florida Highway Patrol as one of the main factors in the decreased number of DUI arrests. However, there were dozens of noise and disturbance complaints phoned in over the course of the evening.
Source: No New Year’s Eve Highway fatalities, DUI arrests few on Treasure Coast, TCPalm.com, January 1, 2010
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