Modesto, Oakdale cops stepping up DUI street patrols

Police will be sending out more roving saturation patrols this weekend looking for drunken drivers in Modesto and Oakdale.

Modesto police will deploy patrols Friday and Saturday nights, and Oakdale police will send out patrols on Friday night.

The patrols are designated officers who are looking solely for those people who are driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

The enforcement effort is funded by state Office of Traffic Safety grants.