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Law enforcement make 18 DUI arrests on Super Bowl Sunday

Posted at 11:51 AM, Feb 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-05 20:03:45-05

The Bakersfield Police Department took to the streets of Bakersfield to stop and arrest drivers showing signs of alcohol or drug impairment during and following the Super Bowl LII game.

During Sunday night's game, BPD made nine DUI arrests, the highest in three years. 

During the 2017 Super Bowl Bakersfield Police Department made five arrests and during the 2016 Super Bowl four arrests were made.

Meanwhile, the California Highway Patrol also made nine arrests on Super Bowl Sunday.  Officers arrested 25 people between Friday evening and Sunday evening.