DUI Rates Steady Halfway Through Summer
Twin Falls, Idaho (KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV) - Although we are halfway through the summer months DUI rates have been steady.
This year they've been consistent with the number's from the past three years.
Last year the Twin Falls Police Department arrested 211 drivers, which stayed consistent from past years.
Sergeant Ryan Howe from the Twin Falls Police Department wants drivers to report suspected drunk driving to keep the roads safe.
"If somebody sees somebody who they think is driving drunk we urge them to call the police department or call 911 is a good number if it’s somebody that is driving intoxicated and appears that they might hurt somebody we defiantly want to stop that quickly," said Sergeant Ryan Howe, Twin Falls Police Department.
In 2009, DUI arrests were at an all time high of about 350.
Arrests have decreased since then.