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Updated Mar 18, 2014 - 5:14 pm

More than 400 St. Patrick’s DUI arrests across Arizona

PHOENIX — The final numbers are in and officials say more than 400 people
were arrested in Arizona for DUI-related offenses over St. Patrick’s Day
weekend.

The Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety on Tuesday released a statewide
report of arrests made by several DUI task forces from a four-day period that
ended Monday.

According to the report, law enforcement arrested 413 people. That’s up from
364 during St. Patrick’s Day weekend last year.

Officials say the 371 of the arrests were misdemeanor and 131 of them were for
extreme DUI.

They say there were also 18 DUI arrests made of people under the age of 21.

The agency’s task forces are comprised of law enforcement personnel from
police, highway patrol, sheriff’s offices and volunteers.

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