Deputies with the Utah County Sheriff's Office arrested 6 drivers for alcohol and drug related DUI along with other alcohol and drug related offenses. 7 people were booked into jail.
On New Year's Eve in Utah County the Utah County Sheriff's Office conducted DUI saturation patrols in an effort to arrest and remove impaired drivers from the roads. 12 deputies participated in this operation, which is funded through the Utah Highway Safety Office as part of the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over DUI enforcement campaign.
During this effort the following arrests were made in a period of about 6 hours: 7 people booked into jail, DUI-6, Felony drug-1, Misdemeanor drug-16, Illegal Consumption and Open Container-7, Alcohol Restricted Driver-2, and Traffic offenses-12. 7 cars were impounded as well.
For questions, contact Sergeant Spencer Cannon, Public Information Officer, Utah County Sheriff's Office. (801)404-1912