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"Booze It and Lose It" campaign nets 690 DWI arrests across the state


RALEIGH, NC (WWAY) -- Law enforcement officers made more than 690 DWI arrests during St. Patrick's Day "Booze It & Lose It" campaign.

The campaign ran March 15th through 17th and officers statewide conducted more than two thousand sobriety checkpoints and dedicated patrols.

Wake, Guilford, Forsyth counties had the highest number of DWI citations.

Officers also issued 1,458 safety belt and 258 child passenger safety violations, 5,842 speeding violations and 555 drug charges.

In addition, they apprehended 407 fugitives from justice and recovered 9 stolen vehicles.

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If the punishment or DWI was

If the punishment or DWI was stiffer then we wouldn't have as many drunks driving on the roads. Raleigh needs to wake up and deal with this problem.


Booze it and lose it, Is just a big money maker for the attorneys. They like the repeat customers.

If drinking and driving has

If drinking and driving has become such a public nuisance then why do we set idly by and allow the state and the fed's to promote and profit from it, it's time for them both to get out of the alcohol business! Seems to me they are double dipping.

I wonder if they do it like

I wonder if they do it like LA Bobby Brown released after only 9 hours for 3rd DUI
That will teach them