EPD Night watch officers have been busy lately, and not just with record numbers of calls from the public. (See attached).
Between 5 p.m. on Thursday, February 23rd, and 5 am on February 26, 2017, EPD officers arrested 16 people for Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants.
Included in this post as a photo are statistics for DUII Arrests from 2014-2017 (a Thursday night through Sunday morning within the same month/day timeframe, for each year).
Whoever you are, or however you can relate to the above statistics, please designate a driver or make a plan before you consume alcohol or other substances. Though our numbers indicate that young adults represent half of who were arrested this weekend, DUII is a problem that affects all ages and crosses most demographic lines.
If you’re drinking, call a friend. Call a Taxicab. Ride the Bus. Stay home. Whatever it takes, please help us keep our community safe from impaired drivers.