Statewide DUI task force arrests 220 over holiday

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PHOENIX -- A statewide DUI task force has netted 220 suspected drunk drivers so far over the holiday weekend.

The Governor's Office of Highway Traffic Safety said 325 officers and deputies participated in the statewide task force.

At least 70 drivers were arrested for extreme DUI, 29 for aggravated driving under the influence and 191 for misdemeanor DUI.

At least 19 underage drivers were arrested for DUI.

Since Thursday, various police agencies have made 2,713 traffic stops.

Law enforcement officers will be conducting saturation patrols, sobriety checkpoints and youth alcohol enforcement statewide through the weekend.

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