Get Pulled Over Crackdown numbers released


Springfield - Police have released numbers for their Get Pulled Over Crackdown on St. Patrick's Day.


Police arrested four people for drunk driving and four others for alcohol related arrests. All of the arrests were made after midnight over the various days of the enforcement period.


The crackdown shows a recent increase in drunk driving fatalities in Illinois.


The law enforcement crackdown was funded by federal traffic safety grants through IDOT's Division of Traffic Safety and is part of the statewide "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" and "Click It or Ticket" campaigns.

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