Law enforcement officers arrested 2,502 people in Minnesota for DWI between Thanksgiving and New Year’s day, according to a report in today’s Star Tribune. The sweep included the arrest of a 29 year-old woman who has managed to rack up seven dwi arrests within the past 10 years (Well done, indeed!).
According to the Tribune, approximately 300 agencies participated in the annual holiday crackdown with the Minnesota State Patrol in the two metro districts making the most arrests with 345. In the metro area, St. Paul came in second with 74 DWI arrests, followed by Minneapolis with 59 and Bloomington with 39 arrests.
In greater Minnesota, Rochester led the way with 62 DWI arrests, followed by Mankato with 39 arrests and St. Cloud with 34.
More than 25,000 Minnesotans were arrested for DWI in all of 2014. So it will be interesting to see, once the total is compiled, how the number of 2015 DWI arrests compares to the previous year.
If you or a loved one have been arrested for a Minnesota DWI, contact Minneapolis DWI Attorney F. T. Sessoms at (612) 344-1505 for answers to all of your Minnesota DWI questions.