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607 Drivers Arrested Over St. Patty’s Weekend

607 impaired drivers were arrested in Colorado during the St. Patrick’s Day Heat is On DUI enforcement campaign. This was a 33% increase from the 455 drivers that were taken off Colorado roadways during the same enforcement period last year. The next Heat is On Campaign Continue reading

Drunk Drivers May Run Out Of Luck This Weekend

The Colorado State Patrol and local law enforcement officers will be out in full force over this St. Patrick’s Day weekend looking for drunk or impaired drivers. They will be conducting saturation patrols around the events and parties planned near in Northwest Colorado, in an effort to remove as many intoxicated drivers from the roads as possible. In calendar year Continue reading

St. Patrick’s DUI Enforcement Underway

The St. Patrick’s Day Heat is on Campaign is in effect now through Monday March 20th. The Colorado State Patrol and other local law enforcement will combine efforts during that time period to remove as many intoxicated drivers from the Continue reading

Scam Targets Wyoming Residents

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office is warning people of a new scam targeting the counties residents. Scammers are calling people claiming to be a law enforcement officer or official with the bogus “Sweetwater Civil Processing Unit”. The scammer, who is said to have a thick accent, tells the victim that an officer will be coming by with a Continue reading

Intoxicated Super Bowl Drivers Arrested

273 impaired drivers were arrested during the Super Bowl weekends Heat is On Campaign in Colorado. This was a decrease from the 325 drivers that were arrested last year during the same enforcement period. According to numbers from the Colorado Department of Transportation, a third of the fatalities that occurred last year on Colorado Roads, involved an intoxicated driver. The next scheduled Heat is On campaign Continue reading

Super Bowl DUI Enforcement In CO and WYO

The Colorado State patrol and other local law enforcement will conduct a Heat Is On DUI enforcement campaign for Super Bowl weekend. The enforcement period will last through Monday. A total of 325 impaired drivers were arrested during last years Super Bowl weekend Heat Is On Campaign. The Wyoming Highway Patrol in conjunction with Continue reading

New Years DUI Enforcement Starts Friday

The New Years Eve “Heat Is On” campaign in Colorado is taking place through Wednesday. The Colorado State Patrol and other local law enforcement are combining efforts to remove as many intoxicated drivers from the roads as possible. Last year, nearly 400 impaired drivers were arrested and seven deaths occurred during Continue reading

552 Intoxicated Drivers Arrested

552 impaired drivers were removed from Colorado roads during the State Patrol’s Holiday Parties DUI Heat Is On enforcement campaign from December 2nd through the 12th.  This was a slight decrease from the nearly 600 drivers that were arrested during the same enforcement period last year. So far this year, 181 people have died due to accidents Continue reading

518 Intoxicated Drivers Arrested Over Thanksgiving

DUI518 impaired drivers were taken off the roads this year during the Thanksgiving Heat is on Campaign in Colorado. This was a significant increase from the 283 impaired drivers that were removed during the Thanksgiving enforcement period last year. Officials have attributed the increase to the Colorado State Patrol and Department of Transportation’s decision Continue reading

Thanksgiving DUI Enforcement Underway

DUIThe Thanksgiving Heat is On DUI Enforcement Campaign in Colorado begins Friday and will last through Monday the 28th. The Colorado Department of Transportation is partnering with the State Patrol, and other local law enforcement, to remove as many intoxicated drivers from the roads as possible. 283 impaired drivers were arrested Continue reading

DUI Checkpoints For Labor Day Weekend

dui-checkpointThere will be DUI checkpoints throughout Garfield County this Labor Day Weekend. The Colorado State Patrol is partnering with local law enforcement officers to take as many impaired drivers off the roads as possible. In conjunction with the DUI checkpoints this weekend, officers will be increasing DUI enforcement throughout the entire county for Continue reading

DUI Saturation Patrol In Steamboat

COLO-STATE-PATROL-300To ensure people in the area are enjoying the end of summer safely, the Colorado State Patrol will be conducting DUI saturation enforcement in and around Steamboat Springs Friday. So far this year in Northwest Colorado, the State Patrol has investigated 34 Continue reading