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DUI arrests down, alcohol-related crashes up this year

Original post made on Jan 5, 2011

Drunken driving arrests were down this holiday season in Contra Costa County, but alcohol- and drug-related crashes were up from last year, Contra Costa County sheriff's spokesman Jimmy Lee said today.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, January 4, 2011, 3:22 PM

Comments (4)

Posted by Julia, a resident of Alamo
on Jan 5, 2011 at 9:20 am

It just sounds like they were not do a good job in spotting the drunks and the drug users.

Julia from Alamo

Posted by long time resident, a resident of Danville
on Jan 5, 2011 at 11:18 am

They need to breakdown the statistics so we know what percentage of the accidents were drug related. It would give us a better indication of the drug problem in the area. Also, with the recent push to legalize marijuana it would be good to have some separate stats.

Posted by keeping it real, a resident of Danville
on Jan 6, 2011 at 4:20 pm

Well, of course not Queen Julia...Nothing ever satisfies you the one who is all knowing and has all the answers.. You and Hal Bailey should have coffee someday and solve all the worlds problems.

Posted by jrm, a resident of Vista Grande Elementary School
on Jan 6, 2011 at 6:45 pm

jrm is a registered user.

I thought Julia moved from this wretched valley she so despises as she had been on radio silence for a few seems her insightful blogs are back...

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