The Colorado State Patrol and 70 law enforcement agencies statewide reported making 593 DUI arrests over the Fourth of July weekend. Of the 593 DUI arrests, 72 were made at sobriety checkpoints.
Preliminary reports from the Colorado Department of Transportation show there were four fatal crashes in Colorado over the holiday weekend, which killed eight people. Two of the crashes were believed to be alcohol-related.
The Larimer County Sheriff’s Department reported 21 DUI arrests.
Statewide law enforcement agencies will continue the “100 Days of Heat” campaign through Labor Day, which includes high visibility enforcement, as well as additional checkpoints.