Wednesday | September 20, 2017
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Police arrest 28 for DUI

Police arrested 28 motorists for alleged drunken driving between Oct. 14 and Sunday. Five of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. Three were younger than 21.

So far this year, there have been 1,049 DUI arrests compared with 1,157 during the same period last year, a 9.3 percent decrease. There have been 1,089 major accidents so far this year compared with 1,179 during the same period last year, a 7.6 percent decline. Traffic fatalities have decreased by 30.3 percent, from 33 last year to 23 so far this year.

Five fatalities were related to drugs, two to alcohol and six a combination of both.

DUI roadblocks and patrols will continue islandwide.