The Minnesota Star Tribune reports today that from August 21st through September 7th of this year, law enforcement officials arrested 1513 individuals for DWI in Minnesota. Five deaths in alcohol-related crashes also occurred during this same period of time.
The St. Paul police made the most arrests with 47, followed by Minneapolis with 42 arrests, Bloomington with 26 arrests, Rochester with 25 arrests, White Bear Lake with 23 arrests, St. Cloud with 22 arrests and Mankato with 20 arrests.
During this year’s Labor Day weekend of September 4th through 7th, 462 people were arrested for drunk driving.
A similar campaign last year, over the same period of time, resulted in 1,340 DWI arrests.
If you or a loved one have been arrested for a Minnesota DWI offense, please call Minneapolis DWI Lawyer F. T. Sessoms at (612) 344-1505 today. I will be happy to answer all of your questions.