Labor Day DUI Crackdown Nets 700+ Arrests

Denver Police Arrest More Than 170 People

Police officers, state troopers and sheriff's deputies across the state have arrested more than 700 people for driving under the influence in the last 17 days.

The Labor Day 2011 national crackdown started Aug. 19 and runs through Tuesday. The campaign is called, "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over."

The Colorado State Patrol and 106 law enforcement agencies across the state were involved in the crackdown that included increased patrols, saturation patrols and checkpoints.

So far, Denver police officers have reported 174 people, the Colorado Springs Police Department has recorded 84 arrests and deputies with Adams County have arrested 53 people.

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