Tempe 'Safe and Sober' Campaign Leads to More than 850 Arrests Reports Phillips Law Group
A two-part campaign focused on alcohol-related crimes and youth safety has led to more than 850 arrests
The campaign kicked off on August 15th and lasted for three days and led to 371 arrests and hundreds of more issued citations. The second installment of the campaign occurred over the weekend go August 24th and led to an additional 486 arrests.
The following are some more campaign statistics:
• More than 160 arrests were for driving under the influence
• At least 6 DUI arrestees were under the age of 21
• The average blood alcohol content was .131
• 14 party notices with minors in possession of alcohol
• 68 loud parties were broken up
The campaign included numerous police departments from Chandler, Gilbert, Glendale, Mesa and Scottsdale, and other agencies such as the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, Arizona Department of Public Safety and the Governor's Office of Highway Safety.
In Arizona there were more than 5,400 alcohol-related car accidents in 2012, 44% of which led to serious injuries. Phillips Law Group would like to remind drivers that it is a serious offense to drive while under the influence and doing so not only puts you and your passengers in danger, but also other motorists.
If you or a loved one has been harmed in an accident caused by an intoxicated driver, the victim may be entitled to compensation for property damage, medical bills, lost wages, and more.
To learn more about your legal rights, visit www.phillipslaw.com.
About Phillips Law Group
A well-respected name in personal injury law, Phillips Law Group is committed to helping those who have been injured by the actions of another in the state of Arizona. The personal injury attorneys at Phillips Law Group have a wealth of knowledge and experience in auto injury claims, premises liability, dangerous drug litigation, medical malpractice and product liability claims.
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