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14250 W. Statler Plaza
Surprise, Arizona 85374
||Sergeant Mark Ortega|
Public Information Officer
Police Get Results From Holiday DUI SaturationSURPRISE, AZ (November 26, 2007) The Surprise Police Department hosted a Holiday DUI Saturation on Friday, November 23, 2007 that ran from 7:00 pm until 3:00 am. There were 25 officers attached to this operation from seven different agencies (including Surprise). The numbers for the evening were:
|Extreme DUI Arrests
|Aggravated DUI Arrests
|Other Citations Issued
The average blood alcohol level of those arrested was .170%. One driver was arrest with a blood alcohol level of .216%. The legal limit in Arizona is .08%.
“We hope drivers will use good judgment during the holidays. Driving impaired can cost you, your families’ and others lives” said Sergeant Mike Ferrara of the Surprise Police Department.