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DUI Patrols in Snohomish County This Weekend

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  4/18/23

 

CONTACT: Stacey McShane, Target Zero Manager: 425-407-2697

 

Snohomish County, Wash. - The Snohomish County DUI and Target Zero Task Force will be conducting DUI emphasis patrols on Wednesday, April 19 and Thursday, April 20 from 5 p.m. to 3 a.m.  Representatives from Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, Washington State Patrol, Everett Police Department, Edmonds Police Department, Mountlake Terrace Police Department and the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board will be doing high visibility patrols and enforcement in Everett and vicinity in conjunction with the Professional Bull Riders (PBR) event.  


The Washington State Patrol Mobile Impaired Driving Unit (MIDU) will be on hand to quickly process DUI drivers.  The MIDU is a self-contained 36 foot motorhome that has been retrofitted as a mobile DUI processing center and incident command post. When requested, the MIDU travels across the state in support of law enforcement efforts during DUI emphasis patrols.


Patrols will be looking for drivers impaired by alcohol, legal marijuana or other illegal drugs.  Target Zero is the Washington State Traffic Safety Commission’s plan for zero traffic related deaths and serious injuries by 2030.  More information can be found on our regional website www.SnoCoTargetZero.org and  www.targetzero.com


Patrol updates will be tweeted as available on the Snohomish County Target Zero Twitter account @SnoCoTargetZero

 

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