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Posted on: June 15, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Increased DUI Patrols Throughout City


Beginning tonight, Thursday, June 15, 2017 through Sunday, June 18, 2017 and again Thursday, June 22, 2017 through Saturday, June 24, 2017, the Newport News Police Department will conduct increased DUI patrol operations. These operations will last from 8:30 P.M. until 2:30 A.M. each night. These patrols will consist of additional officers focusing their patrol activities in areas where motorists are more likely to be operating their vehicles while impaired by alcohol or drugs.

The officers assigned to this operation will be working in an overtime capacity and will be paid through a Division of Motor Vehicles traffic safety grant.

 The areas where the officers will be concentrating will not be made public prior to the operation.

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