Yuma, Arizona - The City of Yuma Police Department conducted an impaired driving detail on Friday, December 28th, Saturday, December 29th, Sunday, December 30th, and Monday, December 31st, 2018, with help from the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety.  The focus was impaired driving and the apprehension of impaired drivers.

During this detail we had a total of 10 extra officers working throughout the weekend and they conducted 76 traffic stops which resulted in:

  • 3 total misdemeanor DUI Arrests, 1 of them was extreme.
  • 8 - Sober designated drivers contacted. 
  • 28 - Speeding citations issued.
  • 37 - Violations cited for other than speeding.
  • 6- Other arrests.
  • Average BAC was 0.155