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Bakersfield police make five DUI arrests on Super Bowl Sunday

Posted: 3:24 PM, Feb 04, 2019
Updated: 2019-02-04 23:24:42Z
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BAKERSFIELD, CALIF. — Bakersfield Police arrested five people on Super Bowl Sunday, which, according to BACtrack , is one of the drunkest days of the year.

Police departments across the country crack down on DUI patrolling on Super Bowl Sunday, and Bakersfield Police Department has created a special DUI Saturation Patrol to target drunk or impaired drivers.

BPD stopped 15 vehicles, conducted nine DUI Evaluations and impounded three vehicles. One DUI arrest had a prior DUI conviction.

The Patrol was conducted between 7 p.m. and 1 a.m.