RELEASE: EPCSO RESULTS OF DWI PATROLS DEC. 2015 - JAN. 2016

RELEASE: EPCSO RESULTS OF DWI PATROLS DEC. 2015 - JAN. 2016

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Contact: Leslie Antunez / Public Information Officer

Office: (915) 538-2119

Mobile: (915) 479-1678

Email: lantunez@epcounty.com

Website: EPCSO.ORG

El Paso, TX- During the holiday period of December 18, 2015, to January 3, 2016, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office made a total of (30) driving while intoxicated arrests.

The Sheriff’s Office utilized funding by the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) as part of their enhanced patrol targeting drunk drivers. Of the (30) arrests made by the Sheriff’s Office, (6) arrests were made under the TXDOT Impaired Driving Mobilization Grant and (7) arrests were made under the 2016 TXDOT STEP Comprehensive Grant.

Arrests made by the Sheriff’s Office during the reporting period are as follows:

- 12 arrests: Driving While Intoxicated

-10 arrests: Driving While Intoxicated Breath Alcohol Content .15 or higher

-4 arrests: Driving While Intoxicated 2nd Offense

-3 arrests: Driving While Intoxicated 3rd or More

-1 arrest: Driving While Intoxicated w/Child under 15 years of age

30 Total

Published 05 January 2016 08:29 AM by lantunez

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