Labor Day weekend enforcement nets dozens of DWI arrests
Posted at: 09/03/2013 9:20 AM
| Updated at: 09/03/2013 1:03 PM
By: Elizabeth Reed, KOB.com
Over the holiday weekend, Albuquerque police said they got dozens of drunken drivers off the road.
According to APD officer Tasia Martinez, the department's DWI unit made 27 impaired driving arrests.
Ten of those arrests were made at the checkpoint on Friday night, Martinez confirmed.
Across New Mexico, state police made 35 DWI arrests and issued more than 2,800 citations during the Labor Day weekend. Additionally, authorities investigated nine fatal crashes and one homicide investigation in Springer.