According to Michigan authorities, 451 people were arrested for drunk driving in the state during a three-week period of intensive enforcement efforts in March and early April. The crackdown coincided with the March Madness college basketball tournament, St. Patrick’s Day and spring break for many colleges and universities.
The increased enforcement occurred from March 12 to April 7 in 26 counties. Officers made over 13,700 traffic stops, resulting in almost 8,000 citations and arrests. In addition to the 451 drunk driving arrests, there were 313 arrests for other drug and alcohol related … read more