259 drivers arrested statewide during CDOT Super Bowl Weekend enforcement period

STATEWIDE - A total 860 DUI arrests were made during CDOT's two recent Heat Is On campaigns.

Between Feb. 2 and Feb. 5, law enforcement from 106 agencies statewide participated in the Super Bowl Weekend enforcement period, arresting 259 drivers under the influence of alcohol, marijuana, or other drugs -- a decrease from the 278 arrests made during the same enforcement period last year.

The Denver Police Department (27 arrests), Colorado Springs Police Department (22 arrests), and Aurora Police Department (18 arrests) recorded the most arrests. Additionally, CSP troops arrested 50 drivers during the enforcement period.

Before this, the Winter Blitz enforcement period saw participation from 108 law enforcement agencies, arresting 601 drivers between Jan. 19 and Jan. 29 -- a decrease from the 608 arrests during the same enforcement period last year.

The Colorado Springs Police Department (62 arrests), Denver Police Department (41 arrests), and Aurora Police Department (32 arrests) recorded the most arrests. Additionally, CSP troops arrested 131 drivers during the enforcement period.

The Heat Is On campaign returns on Mar. 16 for the four-day St. Patrick's Day enforcement period.


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