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Newport News Now is a daily e-newsletter that launched in March 2016. Articles that ran in our newsletter between March 2016 and March 2018 are available on these pages. Newsletters produced beginning in April 2018 can be viewed on our new daily newsletter page.

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Sep 14

Additional Patrols to Combat Impaired Drivers

Posted on September 14, 2016 at 8:20 AM by Communications Department

A message from the Newport News Police Department…

For the next three Thursday nights and the next two weekends, (September 15-17, September 22-24 and Thursday, September 29), the Newport News Police Department is conducting DUI patrol operations. Patrols last from 8:30 PM until 2:30 AM each night in areas where motorists are more likely to be operating their vehicles while impaired by alcohol or drugs. PoliceCar_SC

The officers assigned to this operation are working in an overtime capacity and will be paid through a Division of Motor Vehicles traffic safety grant. The areas where the officers are concentrating will not be made public prior to the operation. Please be safe and never get behind the wheel while under the influence of drugs or alcohol