"Booze It & Lose It" Nets 816 DWI Arrests

The arrests came during a three day period over the Halloween weekend.

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More than 800 suspected drunk drivers were pulled off of North Carolina's roads over the Halloween weekend.

The "Booze It & Lose It" campaign netted 816 DWI arrests between October 30th and November 1st.

Statewide there were more than 2,000 sobriety checkpoints and dedicated patrols and a total of 17,573 citations. Lawmen also apprehended 147 fugitives and recovered 24 stolen vehicles.

Here in Eastern Carolina, Onslow & Pitt counties had the most DWI arrests with 16 each, followed by 15 in Lenoir, 13 in Wayne, 12 in Beaufort, 11 in Carteret, and 10 in Edgecombe County.


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