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2 drunken driving arrests made

Published: Tuesday, March 25, 2014 10:27 p.m. CDT • Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014 10:28 p.m. CDT

DeKALB – DeKalb police charged two people with drunken driving and one person with misdemeanor marijuana possession during a St. Patrick’s Day crackdown, police announced Tuesday.

DeKalb police also wrote 17 citations for seat belt violations during the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” effort from March 13 through 17. The campaign featured high-visibility enforcement combined with a media campaign and other outreach activities, according to a news release. The crackdown was funded by federal traffic safety grants through the Illinois Department of Transportation’s Division of Traffic Safety.

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