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93 DUI arrests made during ND Drive Sober campaign

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Law enforcement agencies in North Dakota made hundreds of extra traffic stops in March during a monthlong campaign aimed at impaired driving.

Officials say 44 law enforcement agencies including the North Dakota Highway Patrol worked more than 1,300 overtime hours for the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign.

The extra patrols resulted in 93 drunken driving arrests. Authorities say there were another 27 arrests or citations for other alcohol-related violations and 38 drug-related arrests.

Tickets for speeding were the largest portion of the citations at 270. The traffic stops also resulted in one felony violation arrest.

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