More than 100 arrests made during Saturation Saturday


SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - Illinois State Police have announced the results from Saturation Saturday.

The statewide campaign, which took place Saturday, August 25, is an initiative with Mothers Against Drunk Driving to raise awareness on the dangers of drunk and drugged driving. 

Police work to increase enforcement to remove and arrest individuals driving under the influence.

During the 10-hour enforcement period, ISP Troopers arrested 39 intoxicated drivers.

Eight were more than twice the legal limit. 

162 arrests were also made for other offenses including: open alcohol, possession of drugs and warrants.

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