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DUI Arrests Grow to 97 in Countywide Crackdown

The figures from Sunday night jumped 35 percent, from 60 to 97 arrests for DUI-related arrests largely in Gilroy, Mountain View, San Jose, Campbell and Morgan HIll.

 

DUI arrests arrests increased by 35 percent on the third day of a holiday anti-DUI campaign conducted by Santa Clara County law enforcement agencies, the county Sheriff's Office reported Monday.

On the third day of the Winter Holiday Anti-DUI Crackdown, law enforcement agencies stretching from Gilroy to Palo Alto, arrested 37 people for driving 
under the influence of alcohol or drugs, bringing the cumulative total to 97 arrests.

Still, it is down from last year. In 2011, 113 DUI arrests occurred during the same three-day time period, said Sheriff's Office Sgt. Jose Cardoza, in a written report.

Over the course of the next several days of the 19-day campaign, extra local DUI Saturation Patrols will be deployed inthe cities of San Jose, Mountain View, Palo Alto, Los Altos, Los Gatos, Morgan Hill, Gilroy, & San Jose State.

On Friday December 21, DUI checkpoints will be conducted in the cities of Gilroy and San Jose.

Figures for Cupertino, Los Altos Hills, and Saratoga, which contract with the Sheriff's Office for police services are contained within the Sheriff's Office figures in the table below, and are not broken out. All CHP figures reflect a wide area covered by each CHP office, and are not limited to the city named.

Agency

Dec. 14

Dec. 15

Dec. 16

Total

Campbell P.D.

3

3

2

8

CHP-Gilroy

3

N/R

2

5

CHP – San Jose

3

1

11

15

Gilroy P.D.

0

1

1

2

Los Altos P.D.

1

N/R

0

1

Los Gatos P.D.

N/R

N/R

0

0

Milpitas P.D.

1

1

0

2

Morgan Hill P.D.

4

1

1

6

Mountain View P.D.

3

4

3

10

Palo Alto P.D.

3

1

N/R

4

San Jose P.D.

2

14

15

31

Santa Clara P.D.

N/R

N/R

0

0

Santa Clara Sheriff

1

6

0

7

Sunnyvale P.D.

1

2

1

4

S.J. State Univ. P.D.

1

0

1

2

Daily Total

26

34

37

 

Cumulative Total

 

 

 

97

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