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San Diego County DUI arrests down this Memorial Day Weekend

Posted at 2:10 PM, May 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-26 17:10:45-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- Memorial Day Weekend DUI arrests are down in San Diego County compared to last year, according to California Highway Patrol.

In San Diego County, 42 people were arrested between 6 p.m. Friday and 6 a.m. Sunday. By this time on Memorial Day Weekend in 2018, 57 people were arrested.

One person died this weekend in San Diego County due to a DUI crash, tying it with last year.

Statewide, 741 people have so far been arrested for driving under the influence. By this time last year, 674 people were arrested for DUI.

So far this weekend, DUI-related crashes have claimed 18 lives throughout the state compared with 14 by this time last year.