Colorado State Troopers and law enforcement officers across the state arrested 564 on charges of drinking and driving during the week of Halloween.
The data compiled by the Colorado Department of Transportation show Denver lead the state with 72 arrests, Colorado Springs had the second most with 46.
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State and local law enforcement agencies arrested 447 drunk drivers during the Halloween weekend as part of the Halloween Heat is On campaign. Preliminary data released by the Colorado State Patrol show the highest number of arrests were in Denver, with 58.
Colorado Springs had the second highest number... more »
Sobriety checkpoints may soon be a thing of the past in Colorado Springs. As part of his budget for next year, Mayor Steve Bach recommended the police department no longer use the checkpoints because they are inefficient at catching drunk drivers.
The mayor says he came to the decision... more »
As part of the current Heat is On impaired driving campaign, officers in our state are targeting drivers who use medical marijuana and prescription drugs before driving.
Posters such as the one pictured are being put up at gas pumps across the state warning drivers not to medicate and... more »
Law enforcement agencies across Colorado have stepped up drunk driving enforcement efforts during the Super Bowl weekend. Additional officers will be on patrol until early Monday morning.
As of Saturday evening, 55 people had already been arrested for drunk driving statewide. Of those arrests, 12 were reported by the... more »
The unofficial end of summer is approaching, and the Colorado State Patrol and law enforcement agencies across the state are ramping up DUI enforcement with a goal of zero drug or alcohol-related fatalities this holiday weekend.
The crackdown will wrap up Colorado's "100 Days of Heat" summer DUI campaign... more »
More than 600 arrests were made in Colorado from July 1 through 6 during the Heat Is On campaign.
The State Patrol participated along with 76 local law enforcement agencies. The idea was to get drunk drivers off the road during the Fourth of July holiday weekend. During that... more »