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Police DUI stats for the week of October 3-9, 2016

MEDIA RELEASE

During the week of October 3, 2016, through October 9, 2016, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 28 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Eight of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. Four of the drivers was under the age of 21.

So far this year, there have been 846 DUI arrests compared with 819 during the same period last year, an increase of 3.3 percent. The numbers of arrests by district were:

District	Weekly Total	Year to Date
Hāmākua 	2		14	
North Hilo	0		5	
South Hilo	7		216	
Puna    	10		219	
Ka‘ū    	0		8	
Kona    	8		334	
South Kohala	1		46	
North Kohala	0		4	
Island Total	28		846

There have been 1,063 major accidents so far this year compared with 1,186 during the same period last year, a decrease of 10.4 percent.

So far this year, there have been 19 fatal crashes on Hawaiʻi Island (three of which had multiple deaths), resulting in 22 fatalities, compared with 13 fatal crashes (two of which had multiple deaths), resulting in 16 fatalities during the same period last year. This represents an increase of 46.2 percent for fatal crashes and 37.5 percent for fatalities.

DUI roadblocks and patrols will continue island wide.

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