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Holiday DUI arrests increase in Stanislaus County

Driving under the influence arrests were way up in Stanislaus County this Memorial Day weekend.

From Friday through Sunday, 43 drivers were arrested for DUI involving alcohol or drugs, compared with 27 arrests on the same days last year.

Law enforcement agencies throughout the county conducted a DUI crackdown during the weekend.

The California Highway Patrol statewide had every available officer patrolling freeways and county roads throughout the four days of heavy holiday travel.

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