Task Force arrests 50 for DUI

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The Southern Arizona DUI task force made 46 misdemeanor and 4 felony drunk driving arrests during the first two days of the holiday weekend. 31 of the misdemeanor violations took place on August 29, and 15 happened August 30. Of the fifty people arrested, 11 of them are charged with Extreme DUI for having a blood alcohol count of .15 or above.

Law enforcement agencies taking part in the Task Force include the Police Departments of Tucson, Nogales, South Tucson, Pima College, Marana, the University of Arizona, Tucson Airport Authority and Oro Valley, plus the Pima County Sheriff's Department, the National Park Service, and the Arizona Department of Public Safety.